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What Are The Benefits Of Surya Namaskar

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A combination of 12 poses, Surya Namaskar helps improve heart, liver, intestine and stomach functions. Improves blood circulation, digestion and metabolism. Increases general flexibility, especially in spine and limbs. It can also be used to treat insomnia and anxiety. Practice during sunrise at a slightly faster pace and it could work well as a cardiovascular workout.

Sun Salutation comprises a sequence of 12 yoga postures, best done at sunrise. If done fast, it provides a good cardiovascular workout. If done at a slower pace, these postures help tone the muscles and can relax the system. Surya Namaskar is considered a complete exercise that will immensely benefit your physical as well as mental health. While practicing the different postures, make sure you synchronize your breathing with your body movements.

12 Yoga Postures In Surya Namaskar 

Pranamasana (Salutation posture)

Hasta Uttanasana (Raised arm posture)

Padahastasana (Hand-to-foot posture)

Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian posture)

Parvatasana (Mountain posture)

Ashtanga Namaskara (Salutation with eight limbs)

Bhujangasana (Cobra posture)

Parvatasana (Mountain posture)

Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian posture)

Padahastasana (Hand-to-foot posture)

Hasta Uttanasana (Raised arm posture)

Pranamasana (Salutation posture)

Health Benefits Of Surya Namaskar

Physical Benefits Of Sun Salutation

Regular practice of Sun Salutation improves the functions of the heart, liver, intestine, stomach, chest, throat, and legs – basically, the whole body. The process purifies the blood and improves blood circulation throughout the system and ensures proper functioning of the stomach, bowel, and nerve centers.

Good for Your Muscles And Joints

Surya Namaskar is good for the joints as well as the muscles. It also improves posture and balance. Plus, it improves flexibility in the spine and limbs, and can also help increase height.

Improves Digestion

The sequence of yoga postures in Surya Namaskar is good for the digestive system, as it strengthens the entire digestive system (including stomach, pancreas, intestines, liver, etc.) and cures, and prevents constipation.

Treats Insomnia

This yoga exercise can be of great help to cope with insomnia and other sleep-related disorders. The unique combination of relaxing physical exercises and breathing techniques helps calm the mind as well as the body.

Reduces Stress And Anxiety

As Surya Namaskar helps reduce tension buildup and promotes relaxation of the whole body, it is considered very effective for people suffering from stress, anxiety and even depression.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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Shalem Arasavelli
Shalem Arasavelli 5pts

Dear Sundeep, when you post things, please weigh them with the Bible truths. Please see that you are not mocking God you are worshiping.

Lily Lu
Lily Lu 5pts

Thanks for information

Cheng Hui Lim
Cheng Hui Lim 5pts

silent stretching....body muscles strainning...