Popular Yoga Sequence: The Sun Salutation

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The Sun Salutation Pose, is a flowing series of 12 poses which help improve strength and flexibility of the muscles and spinal column. This pose also warms up the body and tones the abdominal muscles. It’s a great way to start your morning!

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The eight basic postures, in order of performance:

  1. Tadasana (Mountain Pose)
  2. Urdhva Hastasana (Upward Salute)
  3. Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend)
  4. Lunge
  5. Plank Pose
  6. Chaturanga Dandasana (Four-Limbed Staff Pose)
  7. Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward-Facing Dog Pose)
  8. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog Pose)

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