Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Benefits of Surya Namaskar

Surya namaskara is a series of twelve physical postures. These alternating backward and forward bending postures flex and stretch the spinal column through their maximum range giving a profound stretch to the whole body.

Surya Namaskar has a deep effect in detoxifying the organs through  oxygeneration and has a deeper relaxing effect.

Benefits of Suryanamskar:

  • Tones up the digestive system by the alternate stretching and compression of abdominal organs. It activates digestion and gets rid of constipation and dyspepsia.
  • Strengthens abdominal muscles.
  • Thoroughly ventilates the lungs, and oxygenates the blood.
  • Acts as detoxifying agent, by getting rid of enormous quantity of carbon dioxide and other toxic gases.
  • Promotes sleep and calms anxiety.
  • Tones up the nervous system and improves memory.
  • Normalizes the activity of the endocrine glands.
  • Refreshes the skin. Prevents Skin disorders.
  • Improves muscle flexibility.
  • In women, stimulates the breasts to help firmness normally. Restores any lost elasticity, through stimulation of glands and the strengthening of pelvic muscles.
  • Menstrual irregularity and helps  in easy childbirth and pregnancy discomfort.
  • Prevents loss of hair and graying.
  • Helps reduce fat and increase metabolism.
  • Eliminates unpleasant smells(body odor)  from the body.
  • Lends grace and ease of movements to the body.
  • Revives and maintains the spirit of youthfulness.
  • Broadens chest and beautifies arms.
  • Makes the spine and waist flexible.
  • Produces health, strength, efficiency and longevity.
When to avoid  Surya Namaskar?
  • Pregnant women should not practice this after third month of pregnancy.
  • Patients of Hernia and high blood pressure are warned against this practice.
  • People suffering from back conditions should seek proper advice before commencing Surya Namaskar.
    • So enjoy Suryanamaskar and stay happy healthy and Young always.,
      Suryanamaskar 12 steps.