Who said that Yoga can’t buy happiness? Here’s proof of how the television diva and film star Mandira Bedi has started her day with a positive note of Yoga. Her Wednesday workout was an absolute fit with Surya Namaskar also known as Sun Salutations. The 49-year-old actress went bold with her sharp moves.
Mandira Bedi performing Surya Namaskar
Mandira’s Yoga began with Pranamasana followed by Hasttauttanasana i.e raised arm pose. Mandira performed Hastapadasana and the rest of the poses was Sun salutation popularly known as Surya Namaskar.
The entire session of Surya Namaskar went along with sequence poses like Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian pose), Dandasana (Stick pose), Ashtanga Namaskar, Bhujangasana (Cobra pose), Adho Mukha Svanasana (Dog pose), Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian pose), Hastapadana (Standing Forward Bend), Hastauttanasana (Raised arm pose) and finally the Pranamasana (prayer pose).
Surya Namaskar is a specified Sanskrit name for twelve yogasanas which is performed in sequence. Also known as Sun Salutation, the twelve asanas is known for paying respect to the sun. In Indian culture, the sun is considered a god and is regarded as one of the sources of cosmic yet vibrant energy. Performing Surya Namaskar in the morning gives you immense benefits for overall health. Sun Salutations helps to maintain overall cardiovascular health, stimulate the nervous system to enhance cognitive functions and improve strength and flexibility of the body. It also relieves stress and ends up regulating hormones.
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