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This set of 3 sessions breaks down the twelve steps of Surya namaskar, and then puts them together again.
Surya namaskar can be an energizing and strengthening practice, it is especially suited to morning and cold weather and not. People with shoulder, wrist and back weakness are advised caution. Many adaptations are possible to work around these weaknesses.
Surya namaskar can be an energizing and strengthening practice, it is especially suited to morning and cold weather and not. People with shoulder, wrist and back weakness are advised caution.
Surya namaskar is not advised for people with heart ailments, elevated blood pressure, for women during the time of menstruation and during pregnancy.
Guidelines for healthy back actions for those with sensitive backs. The third part of this series is titled ‘Anchoring.
It builds on the first part and the second parts. ‘Anchoring’ (fixing in space) the lowest end of the back, sets free the rest of the back to extend and expand safely. We look at a few examples of anchoring can be done.
there is also a transition to forward extension and backward extensions in this session. but since both are being done following the ‘anchoring principle, they are safe for most people.
The second part of this series builds on the first part. We examine the role of the limbs – the arms and the legs in accessing the back, and look at variations in standing asanas that improve this access:
– using the Wall as a frame of reference
– using the belt to anchor the limbs in standing asanas