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By Georg Feuerstein, Larry Payne

Yoga practitioners believe that practicing the sun salutation leads to health and happiness. The 12-step sequence stretches nearly every part of your body; improves your posture, coordination, and endurance; and improves your lung function and the delivery of oxygen to your muscles. The sequence combines several popular Yoga postures. Click here to watch a video that demonstrates the 12 steps of the sun salutation.