The Yoga Lotus
The Sun Salutaion or The Surya Namaskar,is a series of 12 yoga poses performed in a single, graceful flow. It is also termes as flowing sequence or Vinyaasa. The mantra for Surya Mamaskar is "Om Suryaah Namah". It is a way to start the day for energy.
Each movement is coordinated with the
breath. Inhale as you extend or stretch, and exhale as you fold
or contract. Moving more fluidly using the correct breath learn the flowing sequence. The Sun Salutation builds strength and increases
flexibility. Different styles of yoga perform the Sun Saluation
with their own variations. However, the flow presented below
covers core steps used in most styles.