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Surya Namaskar - Idea of Good Health

Surya Namaskar - Idea of Good Health

Gone are the days when mornings were considered delightful day beginners after hours of sound sleep. 
Today, be it tedious morning drills from home to office or the 'Lazy Till Afternoon' weekends, we are turning to be Morning Haters.
Those who really wish this could change and Especially those who want a perfect revitalizer for their day - Surya Namaskar is a blissfull solution. 
'Each morning we are born again. What we do each day is what matters most!'

A perfect blend of 12 yogasanas and an apt balance maker of your health- Surya Namaskar is an excellent Yoga that will kick start your day and keep you alive throughout.

A dynamic sequence of 12 cyclic postures that trains your every nerve towards good health - mental & physical and  aims towards bringing balance in your body in all senses. It is an integrative practice that has the power to work on almost all your health issues gracefully. 

Surya Namaskar - Is it only Salutation to Sun? 

The name Surya Namaskar suggests itself that this Yoga pays gratitude to the utlimate source of  energy - Sun. This, though cannot overshadow the numerous mesmerizing health benefits of Surya namaskar. Since it is said: 'There is a Sun within every person.'

Surya Namaskar, thus is a series of exercises that activates Chakras (vortexes through which the vital life energy or prana is channeled into us) energizing the entire body in balance. 

Awakening yourself with few sets of Surya Namaskar - Yogasanas is the best thing you can do to your body.


There is a long list of perrogatives that Surya Namaskar provides. Let us know how it works:

1) Improves blood circulation 
The combination of various yogasanas synchronized with inhalations and exhalations ventilate the lungs thoroughly & oxygenates the blood. This improves blood flow in the body. 
This has more perks as a good blood circulation ensures :

  • Strengthening of heart 
  • Natural radiant skin
  • Rejuvenates skin
  • Prevents onset of wrinkles 
  • Healthy hair growth 
  • Prevents hair loss & premature greying of hair 
  • Improved concentration & Calm Mind 
  • Sound sleep 
  • Relaxes body of all tiredness. 

2) Promotes balance 
Surya Namaskar keeps a check at chemical coordination of your body too. Even it regulates sluggish glands to keep the secretions at balance and thus regulate their function.
This helps as:

  • Stimulates internal organs to work better.
  • Ailments related hormonal disorders are kept at check
  • A good balance in Body acts as antidote to stress. 

3) Detoxifies body 
The yogasanas are based on training breathing patterns coordinated with all movements. This pulls out toxins from your lungs as well as other parts of your body thus detoxifying it. Thus this: 

  • Prevents infections and keep them at bay. 
  • Stimulates lymphatic system to work better 
  • Improves Immunity 
  • Helps treat and overcome health issues effeciently.

4)  Improves Digestion 
The alternative stretching & compression of abdominal organs activates digestion and helps get rid of issues like constipation & dyspepsia. It normalizes the digestive secretions too. This :

  • Nourishes body better 
  • Good metabolism is maintained.

5) Strengthens Muscles 
Since Surya Namaskar involves exercise of each muscle thus its regular practice helps strenthen muscles. This :

  • Increases  energy & vitality.
  • Increases stamina
  • Great workout for growing muscles 
  • Increases muscle endurance

6) Increases flexibility 
The only Yoga which associates all forms of stretching enhances flexibility of the body. 

  • Ensures strong bones 
  • Helps prevent weariness of muscle fibres 
  • Lubricates muscles - thus beneficial in arthritis, sciatica and other joint related ailments 
  • Prevents easy tiredness of muscles 
  • Proper stretching practices helps good growth in children. 

7) Aids in weight loss 
Regular practice of Surya Namaskar acts as an excellent cardiovascular exercise. Like, you can go through almost 300 poses in just 12 minutes. Surya Namaskar can do what months of dieting cannot. It is the easiest natural way to stay in shape. Because every part of the body is exercised so you lose flab evenly. Do Surya Namaskar regularly and see the fat disappear. 

8) Improves Psychosomatic Coordination 
Surya Namaskar works to integrate body & mind thus ensures inter - connectedness of body, breath & mind thus making you a calmer person. It also enhances the solar plexus. This in turn, increases your creativity, intuitive abilities, decision - making, confidence & leadership skills. 

Thus,  Surya Namaskar is an effecient solution to all your health issues in form of an integrative Yoga.  A perfect exercise for morning haters as well as insomniacs,  for the busy bees & the home makers, for the unhealthy persons to even healthy ones. 

Who cannot practice Surya Namaskar? 
Although this revitalizing Yoga is for all still those with excess toxins in the body should consult from doctor before practicing Surya Namaskar. 
Those suffering from high blood pressure, heart problems, hernia, slip disc should not practice the Yoga & consult doctor. 
Also, Surya Namaskar should be prevented at the onset of menstruation. 

Too busy in the morning? 
Although practicing this Yoga in morning is more beneficial as trapping Vitamin D comes as a perk along. Still, even if you do not get time at morning Surya Namaskar can be practiced at evening empty stomach. 

So, Welcome communion with your body & mind by incorporating Surya Namaskar in your daily routine. 
Welcome the world of healthy life.

Yoga | Posted by Swati Dubey on May 22nd, 2018 | Comments | 609 Views

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I am a reading and writing enthusiast, a science geek and a multitasker. My definition comes under the phrase of 'Jack of all'. I am an ascetic being, a thinker and nature lover. I entrust, trying to bring change rather than lamenting over problems. I believe in living life to the fullest.

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