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.


  1. Very useful piece of information. Thanks for sharing

  2. Very useful information Monika ji. Now we will more regular after knowing the benefits of SuryaNamskar .