Sun Salutation

1- Prayer Pose / Anjali mudra

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Insructions:
stand straight, bring your feet together and your
palms together on your chest
breathe normally
The Anjali mudra is a hand posture commonly use during the practice of yoga. Not only for the opening and closing of the class but it can also be applied to some other postures. Anjali is Sanskrit term which means, “to offer” or “to salutate”, and the term mudra means “seal”
Make a offering to this day, this moment in space and time.
2- Standing Back Arch
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inhale and raise your both arms up above the head,
bend the head, arms and upper trunk slightly
backward, look up
3- Forward Bend
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exhale and bend forward from the hips
touch the floor with your fingers or palms
bring the forehead as close to the knees as is
comfortable
do not strain, keep the knees straight
4- Half Cobra Pose
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place your palms on the floor beside the feet, keep
the arms straight
inhale and bring your left leg back, drop your left
knee on the floor and bend your right knee
in the final posture, the left foot, both hands, left knee
and toes support the body.
the back is slightly arched and the head faces
forward, look upwards
5- Plank Pose
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hold the breath and from Half Cobra Pose bring your
right leg back, straighten your knees and hands
drop the hips until the body forms a straight line from
the top of your head to your heels
focus the gaze on the fixed point in front
6- Ashtanga Pose

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exhale and from Plank Pose lower your knees, chest
and chin on the floor; the feet will come up on to the
toes
in the final position only the toes, knees, chest,
hands and chin (8 parts of the body) should touch
the floor
the buttocks, chips and abdomen should be raised
7- Cobra Pose

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inhale, keep your hands beside your chest and slide
the chest forward and raise first the head, the
shoulders, then, straightening the elbows
arch the back into the Cobra Pose
this will lower the hips and the buttocks to the floor
bend the head back and look upward
8- Downward Facing Dog Pose

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hold the breath, raise your hips up and lower the
head between the arms so that the back and legs
form two sides of a triangle
keep the knees and hands straight
push the heels and head towards the floor

9- Half Cobra Pose

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place your palms on the floor beside the feet, keep
the arms straight
inhale and bring your left leg back, drop your left
knee on the floor and bend your right knee
in the final posture, the left foot, both hands, left knee
and toes support the body.
the back is slightly arched and the head faces
forward, look upwards

10- Forward Bend

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exhale and bend forward from the hips
touch the floor with your fingers or palms
bring the forehead as close to the knees as is
comfortable
do not strain, keep the knees straight

11- Standing Back Arch

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inhale and raise your both arms up above the head,
bend the head, arms and upper trunk slightly
backward, look up

12-Prayer Pose / Anjali mudra

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Insructions:
stand straight, bring your feet together and your
palms together on your chest
breathe normally

Originally posted 2016-05-25 12:10:57.

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