Yoga – Sun Salutation

Sun Salutation – Yoga for Martial Arts Flexibility

This page provides details for Sun Salutation. This Yoga exercise is used by martial arts students because it stretches many different areas of the body at the same time. It is one of the best known Yoga exercises for flexibility.

Sun Saluation involves many different Yoga poses such as the Cobra pose, Plank pose, Downward Facing Dog, etc. This Yoga exercise has two main versions; Sun Salutation A and the tougher Sun Salutation B. See the videos below.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. For additional martial arts stretches targeting other areas of the body, please visit the main Martial Arts Stretches or Yoga for Martial Arts sections.

Instructional Video for Yoga’s Sun Salutation

Instructional Video for Yoga’s Sun Salutation B

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