Surya Namaskar and Chair Surya Namaskar - How to do sun salutation step-by-step

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Surya namaskar or sun salutation is a sequence of 12 powerful yoga poses, which are performed in 2 sets. This sequence of asanas energise the body and mind and provide vitality, activity, determination and clarity. It also helps to improve blood circulation.

Apart from the usual surya namaskar, we are also sharing a modified version of chair surya namaskar. This can be done while sitting on a chair.

Surya Namaskar is best done early morning on an empty stomach.  surya namaskar

Chair surya namaskar

Benefits of Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation):

  • 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

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Calf is often called second heart of the body. Calf muscles are voluntary muscles that help to push impure blood to heart. High longevity is often related to good lower body strength. If anyone in your family is diabetic, has high BP or kidney problem or often complains of pain/discomfort/inflammation in lower body then check out these 3 simple lower body exercises. These are especially useful for senior citizens and can be done at home. Beneficial for people with varicose veins, ankle swelling, blood pressure, etc. And also good for morning walkers, golfers and people who stand a lot at their workplace. 

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 5 exercises that will help you test your body’s flexibility and guess your body age group. Prepare yourself for anything because the results may be unpleasant. Warm up before you try the exercises: you can either jump, do squats or leg swings. And now that you're ready, let's find out your true body age with - Shoulder Joint Flexibility , Spine Flexibility, Neck and Shoulder Girdle Flexibility, Hip Joint Flexibility, Knee Joint Flexibility

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Surya Mudra - For Weight Loss ,Digestion, Thyroid Control

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This Mudra helps to control weight and obesity. It increases the fire element in the body that helps to maintain the temperature and improve the vision.


Beneficial for:
Obesity, Headache, Stomach, Glands and Thyroid

Duration:
15 mins

Precaution:
No meal atleast before 1 hour

 

Hand and body posture :
(picture credit: DailyMudra.in)

Sit in padmasan (cross-legged ) on a yoga mat in a relaxed manner. Close your eyes and keep both hands on knees in the below posture or mudra.


 

 

 

 

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