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Sun Salutations |Surya Namaskar, modified

Salute the Sun, modified

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Many people move through several rounds of Surya Namaskar before beginning the rest of their yoga practice. Here, we show an easier, gentler modification of Surya Namaskar.

To see the other Sun Salutation variations featured in this article, go to: Surya Namaskar A, and a Surya Namaskar B.
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Reader Comments

andree lerat

This is what I was looking for. Graceful modification of the sun salutation

Hazzy

true i like it also...does anyone know the name?

Elisa

I like the music in this video

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