The Sun Salutation
Surya Namaskar, the Sun Salutation, is a series of twelve postures performed in a single,
graceful flow. Each movement is coordinated with the breath. Inhale as you extend or stretch,
and exhale as you fold or contract.
The Sun Salutation builds strength and increases flexibility. Different styles of yoga perform the Sun Salutation with their own variations. However, the flow presented in this series covers core steps used in most styles.
A single round consists of two complete sequences: one for the right side of the body and the other for the left. On days when you think you have no time for yoga, try and do at least one or two rounds of the Sun Salutation. You' ll feel the difference.