YouTube video

Pose Name: Sun salutations A

Indian Name: Variation of Suryanamaskar

Benefits:
• Helps maintain cardiovascular health • Stimulates the nervous system • Helps in stretching, flexing and toning the muscles • An excellent exercise for weight loss management • Strengthens the immune system • Enhances cognitive functions • Improves overall health, strengthens the body and relaxes the mind

Precautions:
• Ensure none of the postures in the Surya Namaskar sequence is contraindicated for you • Practice on empty stomach • Warm your body up by doing joint rotations. Lack of proper warm up results in injuries • Ensure that you are breathing right in every posture • Do not rush through the postures. Make sure you are doing every posture right. You may not achieve perfection in all postures, but that is okay