Surya Namaskar: Steps And Benefits

Surya Namaskar, or Sun Salutation, is a sequence of 12 yoga poses performed in a continuous flow. Each pose coordinates with breath, enhancing flexibility and strength. The sequence includes Pranamasana (Prayer Pose), Hasta Uttanasana (Raised Arms Pose), Padahastasana (Hand to Foot Pose), Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian Pose), Dandasana (Stick Pose), Ashtanga Namaskara (Salute with Eight Parts), Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose), and Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Dog Pose), before reversing the sequence. Benefits include improved cardiovascular health, enhanced digestion, increased muscle strength, better mental clarity, reduced stress, and overall body flexibility. It's a comprehensive exercise for physical and mental wellness.