Sūryanamaskāra A introduces the concept of vinyāsa (how movement is linked together and combined with the breathing) and includes all the important components of the Aṣṭāṅga yoga practice. In this tutorial, yoga master Sharath Jois breaks down each movement in the Sūryanamaskāra sequence and offers variations for all levels of practice.

Related: Sun Salutation B

Cover Photo by Caitlin Steuben