The New Year is officially in full swing. And if you're one of the many people who resolved to "practice more yoga" in 2016 (*raises hand*), you've come to the right place.

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First of all, simply coming to your mat is a major first step—so kudos! Next up: being mindful of correct form in common poses, which is crucial for reaping all the mind-body benefits of your vinyasa flow.

In this final 60-second yoga fix video, I'll demo the proper alignment for upward-facing dog. This foundational pose helps improve posture, stretches chest and abs, and strengthens arms and legs. Ready to get it right? Just press play below.

Brett Larkin teaches vinyasa flow yoga at top San Francisco studios and on her YouTube channel, where thousands of students have studied with her for more than 5 million minutes. Find free yoga playlists, yoga teacher training tips, and free dance, yoga, and meditation classes at BrettLarkin.com.

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