Surya Namaskara is an ancient way to begin the day with the worship of the sunrise. This page is dedicated to ancient prayer flows to and deep appreciation for each day.
Surya Namaskara Variations
Twisted Half Moon Sun Salute (No 15)
This Salute to the Sun involves 2 side stretches and 2 spinal twists. The first side
stretch is a straight leg side stretch called (Trikonasana) Triangle pose. The second one involves the front leg bending and is called Extended Side Angle Pose. Both of these postures are a good lead into your Sun Salutation standing poses.
The next two postures are standing spinal twists. Both increase the spines ability to rotate and also the hamstrings flexibility.
On the way forward there is a nice blend into Chair Pose. It is done
quite lightly on the transition back to standing for safety on the