Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar for a Healthy Mind

The Surya Namaskar (Aasan) practice has been shown to improve cognitive functions of the brain while also relaxing the mind at the same time. The sun salutation, when coupled with chants or Sanskrit mantras in every pose, can help provide the proper balance between a person’s body, breath, and mind.

  • Pranamasana (or Prayer Pose)
  • Hasta Uttanasana (or Raised Arms Pose)
  • Benefits of Hasta Uttanasana
  • Ashwa Sanchalanasana (or Lunge Pose)
  • Chaturanga Dandasana (or Plank Pose)
  • Ashtanga Namaskar (or Eight-Limbed Pose)
  • Bhujangasana (or Cobra Pose)
  • Adho Mukha Svanasana (or Downward-Facing Dog)
  • Ashwa Sanchalanasana (or High Lunge Pose)
  • Hasta Padasana (or Standing Forward Bend)
  • Hasta Uttanasana (or Raised Arms Pose)
  • Pranamasana (or Prayer Pose)

it will increase the strength of your bones and muscles and improve your overall health. It is also very beneficial for people who suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses. It can help them feel better and more energetic.