A sun salutation is a pattern of postures performed sequentially to build heat in the body, while refining awareness of movement by revisiting each posture multiple times. Surya Namaskar, or the sun salutation, is typically practiced at the start of class, and used to prepare the body for deeper, longer stretches.Warm Up Sequence before Yoga
1. Warm Up Sequence before Yoga
In this video, Esther Ekhart shows you a way to get your body warm and ready before you start your yoga practice. This yoga warm up sequence includes several Sun salutations.
2. Balance Focus
Sun salutes flow into a very challenging one legged balancing sequence. From there, move into deep backbends and inversions.
3. Preparations For Eight-Angle Pose
Learn to let your practice feel joyful and light as you build the strength needed for Astavakrasana, or Eight-Angle Pose.
4. Sun Salutation B
Here is an Ashtanga version of the Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar. Sun Salutation B is a very popular Yoga flow to warm up the body before your Yoga routine.
5. Sun Salutation A
Here Esther shows us a very dynamic Sun Salutation according to the Ashtanga principles. Sun Salutations are a great way to warm up before starting your yoga routine.