Sunday, September 08, 2013

Alice Practices Yoga: 108 Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar)

I was researching for some poses that I could incorporate into my daily practice. I'm also tailoring something that is specific to my needs and that means practicing very selective poses. I'm currently doing this (as outlined in my previous yoga post).

As I research more and more, I stumbled across an article that mentioned performing 108 sun salutations, a meaningful number in Buddhism, and a traditional way to welcome in the year's solstices.

I love sun salutations. While I don't have a problem doing 10, 108 is a super stretch goal for me. BUT, I will gradually increase the repetition and build my stamina towards that stretch goal.

Here's 108 reasons why you should do 108 sun salutations.