The Basics of Sun Salutation A and Sun Salutation B

by Anga Biel | October 19, 2015 3:27 am

There are many ways to vary your sun salutations when you teach vinyasa yoga. What are the basics? Here are some simple postures to follow for sun salutation variations.

Sun Salutations A and B follow the Getting Started section and can be set up slowly followed by moving repeatedly one breath to one posture.

THE BASICS OF SUN SALUTATIONS

Sun Salutation A
(inhale) mountain pose

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(exhale) standing forward bend

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(inhale) half standing forward bend

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(exhale) low plank/chaturanga using a step back or float back

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(inhale) upward facing dog

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(exhale) downward facing dog

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Repeat Sun Salutation A 2 or more times with breath-to-posture flow

 

Sun Salutation B
(inhale) chair pose

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(exhale) forward bend

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(inhale) half standing forward bend

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(exhale) low plank/chaturanga

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(inhale) upward facing dog

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(exhale) downward facing dog

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(inhale) Right leg warrior 1

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(exhale) low plank/chaturanga

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(inhale) upward facing dog

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(exhale) downward facing dog

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(inhale) Left leg warrior 1

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(exhale) low plank/chaturanga

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(inhale) upward facing dog

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(exhale) downward facing dog

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(inhale) half standing forward bend

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(exhale) forward bend

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(inhale) mountain pose

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Flow Sun B 2 or more times with breath-to-posture flow

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Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_260679152-1.jpg
  2. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_2606791491-2.jpg
  3. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_260679158-2.jpg
  4. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_260679164-3.jpg
  5. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_260679194-3.jpg
  6. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_2606791731.jpg
  7. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_261338606.jpg
  8. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_260678120-1.jpg
  9. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_260678120-1-1.jpg
  10. [Image]: http://yogadigest.testprojectsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/shutterstock_260679173.jpg

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