Tips on Floating from Downward Facing Dog

Looking to add some flight to your vinyasa practice? Floating or jumping forward from downward facing dog into a standing forward fold can be daunting. For me, it was one of those transitions I just tried because everyone around me was doing it, but I never actually understood the finer details and mechanics until someone took the time to break it down for me. 

I've had a lot of breakthroughs with my students while working on this transition over the last few weeks. Here's some of the key points on how to get light and stable while floating forward. Enjoy!