Moon Salutation Variation D

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

Chakras

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

Anatomy

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

Moon Salutation Variation D yoga sequences

Moon Salutation Variation D 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
  • Yoga sequences for relieving lower back pain
  • 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
  • Yoga therapy sequences for knees
  • Yoga therapy sequences for neck
  • Yoga sequences for psoas
  • Yoga sequences for Quadriceps

How to do Moon Salutation Variation D

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  1. -INHALE reach up,
    -EXHALE forward fold.
    -INHALE lunge the right leg back,
    -EXHALE to dog. BREATH
    -Table top
    -INHALE cobra /sphynix
    -EXHALE -all 4 to dog BREATH
    - INHALE right foot forward, low lunge.
    -EXHALE fold. forward bend
    -INHALE root to rise
    REST Tadasana. 3 breaths
  2. FOR EACH POSE CO-ORDINATE YOUR BREATHE. THIS SHOULD BE SLOWING YOU DOWN. BE CAREFUL OF YOUR KNEES AND USE YOUR MUSCLES RATHER THAN PUTTING PRESSURE ON YOUR JOINTS, 5 ROUNDS OF THIS SLOWING YOUR BODY DOWN
  3. MOON SALUTATION - welcoming the moon - adding in the low lunge we just worked on - just do one time on each side
  4. Moon Sequence A - Camel
    Moon Sequence A - Camel

    Moon Sequence B - Lunge
    Moon Sequence B - Lunge w. twist
  5. *table top- DOG to COBRA = not chaturanga
    -INHALE reach up,
    -EXHALE forward fold.
    -INHALE lunge the right leg back,
    -EXHALE to dog. BREATH
    -Table top
    -INHALE cobra /sphynix
    -EXHALE -all 4 to dog BREATH
    - INHALE right foot forward, low lunge.
    -EXHALE fold. forward bend
    -INHA...
  6. MOON SALUTATION

    GROUND AND RELEASE STAGNANT ENERGY AND WHAT NO LONGER SERVES YOU AND ALLOW SPACE FOR TRANSFORMATION
  7. a sun moon salutation. variation
    *ALL FOURS in between DOG TO COBRA

    easier version = don't sweep arms up for low lunge.
    Rest in down dog for 3 breaths


    tadasana
    inhale reach up, ( back bend if available)
    exhale forward fold.
    inhale lunge the right leg back,
    exhale to downward ...
  8. vuelta 1: krama manos en la parte baja de la espalda en hasta uttanasana y anjaneyasana
    vuelta 2: chandra namaskar clásico + ardha hanumanasana después de anjaneyasana
    vuelta 3: + Parivrtta Anjaneyasana
  9. Come back to tadasana and we'll go through a hatha sun salutation.
    inhale reach up, exhale forward fold. inhale lunge the right leg back, sweep arms up for low lunge. exhale to downward facing dog. on the next exhale ashtanga namaskar, 8 point prayer. knees, chest, and chin to the mat. inhale to u...
  10. Variation vom Mondgruß - mit links beginnen;
    4x geführt und 2x alleine
  11. vuelta 1: krama manos en la parte baja de la espalda en hasta uttanasana y anjaneyasana
    vuelta 2: chandra namaskar clásico
    vuelta 3: + Parivrtta Anjaneyasana
  12. DANZA LUNAR PARA LA TORSIÓN EN ADHO MUKHA CON APOYOS

    (varias vueltas) entre varios pasos adaptados de Chandra Namaskar o Surya Namaskar en versión "lunar":

    EX Adho Mukha Svanasana --> IN/EX flow de talones --> IN Eka Pada Adho Mukha --> EX pie al frente --> IN Anjaneyasana o Guerrero1 lunar -...
  13. Surya + high lunge pose arms up - left leg
  14. Chandra namaskar - start with the right leg

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Moon Salutation Variation D Benefits

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Moon Salutation Variation D Contraindications

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Moon Salutation Variation D Variations

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

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Moon Salutation Variation D Titles in English and Sanskrit

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  • Moon Salutation Variation D
  • Chandra Namaskar Variation D

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