The Surya Namaskar contains a total number of 8 asanas. 

This International Yoga Day, here are the benefits of performing surya namaskar.

Surya Namaskar is a good way to stretch, tone and strengthen your muscles, ligaments, joints, and the skeletal system.

1. Strengthens Muscles and Joints

Regular practice of the Surya Namaskar improves one’s blood circulation that brings a glow to your face

2. Skin & Complexion

The sun salutation routine enhances the smooth functioning of your digestive system.

3. Improves the functioning of the digestive system

If done at a faster pace, Surya Namaskar is an excellent cardiovascular workout that helps in losing weight.

4. Weight Loss

The asanas help ease tensions, relax the body and calm your mind, resulting in a good night’s sleep.

5. Dealing with Insomnia

Regular practice of the movements can help in regulating the cycle, provide relief from cramps during periods.

6. The Menstrual Cycle

Yoga routines in general help improve one’s memory and the functioning of the nervous system.

7. Reducing Anxiety

Due to the rhythmic and active breathing process, the lungs are thoroughly ventilated and the blood gets highly oxygenated.

8. Aiding Detoxification

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