Surya Namaskar Yoga – Names – Steps – Benefits

The Surya Namaskar yoga (Sun Salutation) has many benefits related to those of each asana which constitute good oxygenation in the head because of postures upside down:

– It Is Excellent For The Cerebral Circulation And For The Eyes,

– An Impact On The Proper Functioning Of The Muscles And Joints,

– Excellent For The Stretching: Shoulders, Arms, Back, Pelvis, And Legs,

– Very Good For Eliminating Bulges, So Ideal For People Who Wish To Lose Weight

– Surya Namaskar Yoga will Help to Fight Against Insomnia.

Benefits for the body:

– Improves the musculature of the whole body without weighing it down or hypertrophying, tones the back, curves the body;

– Refreshes and saturates the skin by eliminating toxins through the skin brightens the complexion and rejuvenates the skin with good irrigation;

– Modifies the appearance and the maintenance of the bust for the woman, blooming the chest which becomes firm and elastic by the strengthening of the pectoral musculature;

– Prevents hair loss and reduces the tendency to graying;

– Cleans the fat pads, especially in the abdomen, hips, thighs, and chin, reduces excess fat;

– Eliminates the bad body odor by expelling toxins through natural emunctories (skin, lungs, intestines, kidneys);

– Gives grace and ease to movements by preparing well for the sport

Benefits for internal organs and glands:

– Tonifies and activates the digestive system, massages the viscera (liver, stomach, spleen, intestines, kidneys), eliminates constipation, avoids the dyspepsia (difficult digestion, heartburn);

– Strengthens the abdominal strap, keeps the organs in place, eliminates blood stasis in the abdominal organs (slowing the circulation);

– Ventilates the lungs thoroughly, oxygenates the blood and detoxifies by the massive expulsion of CO2 and other harmful gases;

– Increases cardiac activity and blood circulation, fights hypertension, palpitations and warms the extremities;

– Regulates the activity of the uterus and ovaries, avoids menstrual irregularities and pain, facilitates childbirth;

– Stimulates and normalizes the activity of the endocrine glands (especially the thyroid)

General benefits of Surya Namaskar Yoga:

– Tones the nervous system,

– Promotes sleep;

– Improves memory;

– Avoids worries soothe anxiety;

– Increases immune resistance to diseases;

– Creates and maintains a young spirit ready to face life and to extract a maximum of joy;

– Provides health, strength, energy efficiency and longevity.

By working each posture separately, then the transitions, you can then chain the 12 movements in a fluid rhythm synchronizing with the breath while remaining focused and conscious in each movement.

Ideally, the sun salutation (Surya Namaskar Yoga) is practiced at sunrise, but you can also very well visualize it to draw all the energy and the power.

The 12 names Surya Namaskar Yoga:

Suryaya OM Namah (The Guide Of All)

OM Namah Savitre (Purifier)

OM Namah Ravaye (Praised By Everyone)

OM Namah Pushne (The Sustain Everything)

OM Namah Mitraya (Everyone’s Friend)

OM Namah Bhanave (The Giver Of Beauty)

OM Namah Arkaya (Radiant)

OM Marichaye Namah (Destructive Disease)

OM Khagaya Namah (Stimulator Of The Senses)

OM Hiranyagarbhaya Namah (The Creator)

OM Adityaya Namah (The INSPIRER)

Bhaskaraya OM Namah (The Illuminator)

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Sarfraz Arshad