Sun Salutation Practice

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Sun Salutation is a series of poses that warms, strengthens and aligns the entire body. The movements are linked to the breath, and performed in a continuous manner with no pause between poses.

Screen shot 2011-05-30 at 1.42.05 PMYou can expect: To get your heart pumping and increase circulation

Level of Effort: Moderate

Time Involved: 20 minutes or longer


Getting Started:

Before You Begin: Warn up in Downward Facing Dog for 2-5 minutes.

Downward facing dog


Sun Salutation Sequence: Repeat the sequence 5-6 times and gradually work up to 12 or more.

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After You Finish: Rest deep in Corpse Pose (Savasana) for 5-10 minutes.

Corpse pose


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