Moon Salutation Variation A

Common Title Moon Salutation Variation A
English Title Moon Salutation Variation A
Sanskrit Title Chandra Namaskar Variation A
All Titles Moon Salutation Variation A, Chandra Namaskar Variation A,
Pose Level Intermediate
Pose Position Standing
Pose Type Stretch, Forward-Bend, Twist, Inversion, Strength, Balance
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Moon Salutation Variation A is considered a warm-up yoga pose to prepare the body for more intense yoga poses / yoga flow.

Chakras

Moon Salutation Variation A helps open, activate, and balance the following chakra(s):
  • Throat Chakra (Vishuddha Chakra)
  • Heart Chakra (Anahata Chakra)
  • Sacral Chakra (Swadisthana Chakra)
  • Root Chakra (Muladhara Chakra)

Anatomy

Moon Salutation Variation A benefits the following muscles and hence can be included in yoga sequences with the corresponding muscle(s) focus:
  • Arms and Shoulders
  • Middle Back
  • Upper Back
  • Biceps and Triceps
  • Core (Abs)
  • Hamstrings
  • Chest
  • Hips
  • Knees
  • Neck
  • Psoas
  • Quadriceps

Moon Salutation Variation A yoga sequences

Moon Salutation Variation A is commonly found in the following types of yoga sequences:
  • Yin yoga sequences
  • Arm balancing yoga sequences
  • Yoga sequences for improving focus and concentration
  • Yoga sequences for arms and shoulders
  • Middle back focused sequences
  • Upper back focused sequences
  • Yoga sequences for building biceps and triceps
  • Core yoga sequences
  • Yoga sequences with focus on hamstrings
  • Heart opening yoga sequences
  • Hip opening yoga sequences
  • Yoga therapy sequences for knees
  • Yoga therapy sequences for neck
  • Yoga sequences for psoas
  • Yoga sequences for Quadriceps

How to do Moon Salutation Variation A

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  1. MOON SALUTATION VARIATION A

    From goddess into side lunge push yourself up into half moon using block toes pointed towards the ground

    Back to goddess into side lundge push yourself up into half moon for other side
  2. into goddess from standing side lunge
    move into vinyasa from half moon instead of rolling to side two.
    Same thing on second side.

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Moon Salutation Variation A Benefits

Moon Salutation Variation A is a intermediate level yoga pose that is performed in standing position. Moon Salutation Variation A additionally involves stretch, Forward-Bend, Twist, Inversion, Strength, Balance. Need Moon Salutation Variation A benefits? Please sign-up to request benefits of Moon Salutation Variation A and we will notify you as soon as your request has been completed.

Moon Salutation Variation A Contraindications

Moon Salutation Variation A is a intermediate level yoga pose that is performed in standing position. Moon Salutation Variation A additionally involves stretch, Forward-Bend, Twist, Inversion, Strength, Balance. Need Moon Salutation Variation A contraindications? Please sign-up to request contraindications of Moon Salutation Variation A and we will notify you as soon as your request has been completed.

Moon Salutation Variation A Variations

Moon Salutation Variation A Variations: Below are some common variations of the yoga pose Moon Salutation Variation A with base pose as Moon Salutation (Chandra Namaskar).

Moon Salutation Variation A Steps

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Moon Salutation Variation A Modifications

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Moon Salutation Variation A Titles in English and Sanskrit

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  • Moon Salutation Variation A
  • Chandra Namaskar Variation A

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