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Sun Salutation | Surya Namaskar A

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Many people move through several rounds of Surya Namaskar before beginning the rest of their yoga practice. Here, we show a demonstration of the basic variation, Surya Namasakar A.

To watch other Sun Salutation variations, see Surya Namaskar B and a modified variation for beginners.

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Conner

Dang, she looks beautiful the entire time. She's so graceful

sarah

How do you "hop" to the front of the mat in surya namaskar? I'm not doing it correctly and I land loudly or sloppily.

Teresa

I would just say that it might be less intimidating for beginners to see a flow that involved stepping instead of floating. :)

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