Sun Salutation Variations

Sun Salutation

Sun Salutation variations with base pose as Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar).

As students have varying abilities, a given yoga pose may be easy for a particular student but hard for another. In such cases, as a yoga teacher you can introduce pose variations to further challenge a student who is finding a specific yoga pose easy, or introduce an easier variation of a pose for the student who is finding the main pose hard.

Pose variations can therefore help your students grow and build further confidence in their yoga practice no matter what there starting ability levels are. And this is where your role as a yoga teacher becomes very important. Below we have compiled 27 pose variations of Sun Salutation at one place to give you ideas to plan your yoga classes as you interact with students of different levels.

In addition to the above, many yoga teachers include pose variations when giving sequence handouts to a mixed ability class to cater to everyone's needs and also to their private clients. Learn how yoga teachers and yoga therapists use yoga sequence builder on our Facebook page.

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