All About Sun Salutations
What is a sun salutation?
Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar A and B) are foundational sequences that initiate the rhythm of a yoga flow. The name is derived from the Sanskrit words “Sūrya” meaning sun and “Namaskāra” meaning greeting or salute. Completing just a few rounds of these sequences can build heat through the entire body and link breath with movement for a mindful yoga practice.
The sun salutation sequence is made up of eight asanas:
- Tadasana (mountain pose)
- Urdhva Hastasana (upward…