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Ishrattasleem

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Yoga is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise. Not only does it help in maintaining the physical balance but also plays a great role in retaining the emotional balance as well. One the most renowned vinyasa series in yoga is the ‘Sun Salutation,’ which is also known as Surya Namaskar in the ancient Sanskrit language. This sequence essentially focuses on creating dimensions within one's self i.e. by syncing the physical cycles of the human body with that of the sun which is supposed to run about twelve and a quarter years.

Sun Salutations aren't a complete warm up, because they lack lateral movement. This routine is considered to provide several health benefits when performed early in the morning. Nowadays this specific sequence is practiced with various modifications and variations. Basically, the traditional Surya Namaskar contains a total of 12 asanas that includes back and forward bending along with the postures that helps in flexing the spinal cord. The routine is not hard to follow especially for those who are looking for a way to introduce their bodies to yoga. Surya Namaskar has a profound effect and helps in getting rid of the toxins through oxygenation, which has a relaxing effect on human body.

If you are running out of time in busy schedule or in a real hurry looking for a single moment to stay fit then Surya Namaskar is the answer to your worries. As mentioned above it's 12 postures that are constructed in such a way that if performed regularly then they are considered to be very helpful for the heart and entire body.

One small matter to mention: This series shouldn't be practiced at night for most people. It stirs up too much energy and would be best for at night for people who work the third shift. For people who work a day shift job, slow Moon Salutations will be a better choice.

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