Last week we told you all about Surya Namaskar, the famous Sun Salutation. But did you know that there’s a Moon Salutation too? The Chandra Namaskar, or Moon Salutation, is the lesser known twin-sister of the Sun Sal. It’s sequence is a longer and slower flow, with some beautiful variations to help you cultivate that lunar (yin) energy.

 

Here’s everything you need to know about the Chandra Namaskar:

 

There are a few variations of the Chandra Namaskar. We LOVE this version by Shiva Rea, which she teaches as part of her Prana Flow Yoga.

Want to see it in action? Here’s a video of Shiva Rea performing the sequence, complete with some of spontaneous movement guaranteed to get you inspired:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-sJE4JvEuw

Happy practising yogis!