Wellcome Collection: Sun Salutations and Yoga Synthesis in India

In the summer of 2017, The Wellcome Collection approached senior teachers and practitioners to discuss their views on what constitutes modern day yoga. The result of their research is an enlightening six-part series called The Story of Modern Yoga, released in January 2018.

 

Chapter 5

“Surya namaskars, or sun salutations, have a long history in South Asia, but their place at the heart of modern yoga is more recent.”

 

See the full six-part series here