Sun Salutations are the ultimate awakener of your body and mind. You should always return to this exercise when you need to feel good. It is going to wake you up in the morning, energize you during the day, or if you feel stressed out, it will calm you down. The versatility of this exercise is because it has a strong focus on breathing. All the movements are coordinated to your deep, slow breath. The deep breathing brings a lot of oxygen in all your muscles and you will feel energized and relaxed. The series of twelve poses will improve the strength and flexibility of most of your muscles, joints and the spine.