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Health Benefits of surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)


Benefits of Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)

Benefits of Surya Namaskar
(Sun Salutation)

In the true sense of the word, Surya Namaskar mean to offer or greet the sun this yoga asanas are the most ideal way to give the body an ideal shape and keep the mind calm and strong. Sun salutation is a combination of 12 asanas, which can be a great exercise for the whole body - stretching, flexing and toning the muscles, an excellent exercise for weight loss. It also provides many health benefits outside the physical level, relaxes the mind in addition it is useful for good cardio-vascular exercise and wellness. It boosts your creativity, innate ability, decision-making, confidence and leadership skills. For this reason the practice of sun salutation is highly recommended.

12 Poses of Surya Namaskar,

  1. Pranamasana (the Prayer Pose)
  2. Hasta Uttanasana (the Raised Arms Pose)
  3. Hasta Padasana (the Standing Forward Bend Pose)
  4. Ashwa Sanchalanasana (the Lunge Pose)
  5. Chaturanga Dandasana (the Plank Pose)
  6. Ashtanga Namaskar (the Eight Limbed Pose)
  7. Bhujangasana (the Cobra Pose)
  8. Adho Mukha Svanasana (the Downward Facing Dog)
  9. Ashwa Sanchalanasana (the High Lunge Pose)
  10. Hasta Padasana (the Standing Forward Bend)
  11. Hasta Uttanasana (the Raised Arms Pose)
  12. Pranamasana (the Prayer Pose)

Health Benefits,

  • It helps to keep your body disease-free and healthy
  • Regular practice promotes balance in the body
  • Reinforces the heart
  • Tones the digestive system
  • Elevates adaptability to the spine, neck, shoulders, arms, appendages, back and leg muscles
  • Helps lose weight
  • Makes the skin smooth and glossy
  • Brings down glucose levels
  • Improves immunity
  • Relieves the onset of wrinkles by relieving stress
  • Psychologically, it controls the interrelationship of body, breath and mind, thus making you calm and raising energy levels with more honed mindfulness.
  • It is a concentrated actual exercise that deals with all aspects of the body

It is a good idea to greet at least 12 rounds of Surya Namaskar every day early morning at sunrise, on an empty stomach. One set consists of two rounds - six with the right leg, six with the other. However, as a starter of this yoga practice, you can start from two to four rounds and then slowly you can increase it comfortably. To get the best outcomes, ensure you practice Surya Namaskar routinely. Really at that time can you experience the advantages. It is important to consult a doctor before starting the practice. If you suffering from any kind of back pain joint pain & chronic pain.


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