Surya Namaskar – Sun Salutation

By | August 7, 2016


Surya Namaskar Steps | Sun Salutation Steps

  • Stand facing the direction of the sun with both feet touching. Bring the hands together, palm to-palm, at the heart.
  • Inhale and raise the arms upward. Slowly bend backward, stretching arms above the head.
  • Exhale slowly bending forward, touching the earth with respect until the hands are in line with the feet, head touching knees.
  • Inhale and move the right leg back away from the body in a wide backward step. Keep the hands and feet firmly on the ground, with the left foot between the hands. Raise the head.
  • While exhaling, bring the left foot together with the right. Keep arms straight, raise the hips and align the head with the arms, forming an upward arch.
  • Exhale and lower the body to the floor until the the feet, knees, hands, chest, and forehead are touching the ground.
  • Inhale and slowly raise the head and bend backward as much as possible, bending the spine to the maximum.
  • While exhaling, bring the left foot together with the right. Keep arms straight, raise the hips and align the head with the arms, forming an upward arch.
  • Inhale and move the right leg back away from the body in a wide backward step. Keep the hands and feet firmly on the ground, with the left foot between the hands. Raise the head.
  • Exhale slowly bending forward, touching the earth with respect until the hands are in line with the feet, head touching knees.
  • Inhale and raise the arms upward. Slowly bend backward, stretching arms above the head.
  • Stand facing the direction of the sun with both feet touching. Bring the hands together, palm-to-palm, at the heart.

Benefits of Sun Salutation


sun salutation benefits

  • If anyone, who wants to live disease free life, should start Surya Namaskar as soon as possible.
  • Reduces the extra fat from the body.
  • Strenthens the inner organs of the stomach.
  • Improves the physically and mentally balance.
  • Have a very good influence over all the body systems.
  • Increases blood circulation, increases energy, lethargy removed.
  • Reduces the stomach problems such as gas, acidity, indigestion, constipation, loss of appetite.

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