There has to be a reason why the world has fallen in love with Sun Salutation or Surya Namaskar. Well, for one it is a complete fitness regime in itself for it includes a series of flexion and extension postures that do wonders to your body. Secondly, Surya Namaskar is done in coordination with the breathe. So when you bend backward, you inhale deeply and exhale when you bend forward or extend your body. This series of coordinated movement along with nasal inhale and exhale can give you immense health benefits which include strengthening your body, toning your abdominal muscles, improving digestion, increasing flexibility and keep you young and vibrant.

But not many people know about a few more incredible benefits of Surya Namaskar which are –

  1. All your lifestyle diseases ranging from High blood pressure to Diabetes to Thyroid can be cured if you practice Sun Salutation daily for 108 times.
  2. Surya Namaskar is more effective for losing weight than an ordinary gym routine. This series of 12 postures is so scientifically designed that it works on all your body parts giving you a toned chiselled look with continued practice.
  3. Due to constant inhaling and exhaling, Surya Namaskar does wonders to strengthen your nervous system. In fact, yoga and Ayurveda experts recommend Surya Namaskar to prevent memory loss and enhance focus and concentration.
  4. Sun Salutation improves sexual functions of the body and is extremely beneficial for women who experience strong menstrual cramps.
  5. From Stress to Happiness… within minutes! Yes, Sun Salutation helps to release toxins from the body and thus calms the mind. It is the best way to connect within.
  6. Surya Namaskar is a process to harness the solar energy within your body so one can expect some amazing benefits like increase in youthful buoyancy, enhanced stamina and increased charm with continued practice.
  7. Your immunity level goes up when you practice Sun Salutation regularly. Common cold and cough would not bother your body anymore. It is extremely beneficial for short-heighted children as well.

This must have given you a big motivation to learn Sun Salutation. In case you are looking for more reasons, take a look at Ayuskama Rishikesh courses and experiences of people. You will also wish to learn Sun Salutation from experts of Ayuskama Rishikesh amid lush greenery and beauty of Himalayas.