7 Yoga Moves That Salutes the Sun

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Inspired by “Look Up At The Sky Day”, here are 7 yoga moves that salutes the sun and also, encourage you to stop for a moment and appreciate the sky. Get all the benefits of yoga while you admire the sky.

 

 Extended Side Angle

  • Strengthens and stretches the legs, knees, and ankles
  • Stretches the groins, spine, waist, chest and lungs, and shoulders
  • Stimulates abdominal organs
  • Increases stamina

Crescent Moon

 Crescent Moon

  • strengthens your legs, back, shoulders, and arms
  • Builds stamina
  • Opens your hips and chest
  • Improves balance

Camel Pose

 Camel Pose

  • Stretches the entire front of the body, the ankles, thighs and groin
  • Abdomen and chest, and throat
  • Stretches the deep hip flexors (psoas)
  • Strengthens back muscles
  • Improves posture
  • Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck

Upward plank

Upward Plank

  • Strengthens the arms, wrists, legs, and core muscles
  • Stretches the shoulders, chest, and front ankles

Bridge

 Bridge

  • Stretches the chest, neck, and spine
  • Calms the brain and helps alleviate stress and mild depression
  • Stimulates abdominal organs, lungs, and thyroid
  • Rejuvenates tired legs
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause
  • Relieves menstrual discomfort when done supported
  • Reduces anxiety, fatigue, backache, headache, and insomnia
  • Therapeutic for asthma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and sinusitis

 

 Happy Baby

  • Gently stretches the inner groins and the back spine
  • Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue

corpse

 Corpse

  • Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression
  • Relaxes the body
  • Reduces headache, fatigue, and insomnia
  • Helps to lower blood pressure

Kristie LaTray strives to live in the moment, spending time doing things that inspire her and believes that passion, love, and courage will help you achieve what you want in life.