Here Comes the Sun….Yoga for Lengthening Days, Sun Salutation

The Winter Solstice has pasted and finally the days are getting longer.

What better way to celebrate the increasing daylight, than with Sun Salutations?

Try this Salute to the Sun Facing East, the location of the rising sun, a symbol of the dawn of consciousness.

Sun Salutation A

Posture: Surya-namaskar A
Pronunciation: soor-yee-ah-nahma-skar

Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

Inhale, arms up

Exhale, fold forward

Inhale, look up-flat back

Ex, Plank; Slowly lower down (Chaturanga Dandasana)

In, Up Dog (Upward Facing Dog)

Ex, Down Dog: 5 Breaths (Downward Facing Dog)

In, Feet to hands; Look up-flat back.

Ex, fold forward

In, Reverse Swan dive up to standing

See an Animated Gif of Sun Salutation A HERE

Sun Salutation B

Posture: Surya-namaskar B
Pronunciation: soor-yee-ah-nahma-skar

Mountain Pose. Tadasana

IN- Chair Pose – Utkatasana

EX Forward Bend – Uttanasana

IN- Look Up, Flat Back

EX-Plank. Four Limbed Staff Pose – Chaturanga Dandasana

IN- Upward Facing Dog – Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

EX-. Downward Facing Dog – Adho Mukha Svanasana

IN- Right Foot Forward Warrior I – Virabhadrasana I

EX- Plank Four Limbed Staff Pose – Chaturanga Dandasana

IN- Upward Facing Dog – Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

EX- Downward Facing Dog – Adho Mukha Svanasana5 breaths

IN- Left Foot Forward Warrior I – Virabhadrasana I

EX- Plank Four Limbed Staff Pose – Chaturanga Dandasana

IN- Upward Facing Dog – Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

EX-Downward Facing Dog – Adho Mukha Svanasana

Step, feet to hands, Standing Forward Bend – Uttanasana

IN-Awkward Chair Pose – Utkatasana

EX-Samasthiti (Tadasana)

Repeat beginning with left foot forward in Warrior I


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