Wake Up With Sun Salutations And Revitalize Your Life

Spice up your Morning Routine (#5)

Britta Ollrogge, MBA
4 min readJan 18, 2021


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Do you regularly resolve to move more and do something for relaxation, perhaps yoga? Then, in the evening, you realize that the day has flown by and you haven’t had enough time.
You can quickly solve this problem by integrating yoga into your morning routine. Sun salutations are ideal. You can adjust the length according to your needs — 10 minutes, 20 minutes, or more.


Hundreds of muscles are engaged during sun salutations. The body is warmed up and stretched. You stimulate the cardiovascular system. In the morning, a few rounds make you feel awake quickly. The sun salutation invigorates and energizes the whole body. The practice harmonizes and gives self-confidence.


The starting position is the mountain pose (Tadasana). Get into a stable and active standing position. The feet are closed, and the weight sinks into the heels. The abdominal muscles, buttocks, and thighs are slightly tense. Shoulder blades push back down, arms are relaxed, and the top of the skull is reaching up.

It is best to let the breath flow as indicated. At first, this cannot be easy. Then focus on doing the movements correctly at first.

Picture by the author
  1. Inhale and exhale: Place hands together in front of the chest. The forearms form a line parallel to the floor, and the thumbs are slightly away from the body.
  2. Inhale: Extend arms far up and back. Draw the shoulder blades together. Bend gently backward. Weight is on the heels, and the buttocks are slightly tense.
  3. Exhale: Bend the upper body forward and place the hands on the floor beside the feet (standing forward bend). As you bend forward, the tips of your fingers and toes form a line. Bend the knees to bring the hands to the floor and determine the intensity of the bend.
  4. Inhale: Give the right foot far back and place the knee on the floor (sprinter position). The gaze is forward, the knee over the ankle, and you can let the…



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Britta Ollrogge, MBA

I write on Self Improvement 🌱, Productivity 🎯, and Agile Product Development 🏄. My goal is to inspire.💡https://www.britta-ollrogge-consulting.com