The 11th Surya Namaskar: This penultimate posture will bring you back to the second posture.
Methodologyof the he 11th Surya Namaskar
The following tips provide the easiest means to resume the second posture:
- Slowly but deeply take the sixth breath (Inhale) as you stay in posture 10.
- Simultaneously bend backwards the upper portion of your body right from the hips as you resume the standing position.
- Don’t bend your elbows or the knees.
- The inside portions of your upper arms should touch the ears as you rise.
- Now, bring the arms straight above your head.
- Your palms will be pointing outwards.
- Complete the exhalation.
- Hold your breath.
- In that same relaxed tone, stretch backwards your arms and body.
- This backward bending action should be from the waist. But don’t bend your elbows or the knees.
- Push forward the pelvis and the abdomen. Your spine will make an anterior arch.
- Keep the head steady between the upper arms.
- Look backwards.
- Stay put in this position for about five seconds. Hold on to your breath.