Surya Shakti

Surya Shakti is an active form of the Sun Salutation. It is an ancient yogic practice which is a powerful sequence of 18 postures. “Surya” means “Sun,” and “Shakti” means “energy”. Surya Shakti is designed as a holistic process and cultivates great physical fitness and strength. This process helps to strengthen the ligaments that hold the skeletal and muscular structure together.

Benefits of Surya Shakti

  • Strengthens the heart
  • Boosts vigor and vitality
  • Improves immunity
  • Strengthens the muscles
  • Tones the digestive system
  • Corrects hormonal imbalances
  • Lubricates the joints
  • Develops mental clarity and focus
  • Remedies weak constitutions
  • Makes ligaments of the body strong

Sadhguru talks about Surya Shakti

Practice Requirements

Age 14+

Intensity – Medium

No previous experience necessary


Various Sessions – You may choose from below. 

i) 2 sessions, 1 hr 45 min/session

ii) 3 sessions, 1 hr 30 min/session

iii) 1 session, 3 hrs/session

iv) 1 session, 3 hrs/session

v) 1 session, 3 hrs 30 min/session

vi) 3 sessions, 1 hr 30 min/session

vii) 4 sessions, 1 hr 15 min/session

SS Condensed (for those who know Surya Kriya):viii) 1 session, 1 hr 15 min/session


*Duration Initial Class – 2 sessions, 1hr 45 minutes each session. Both Sessions are required.

Duration for Surya Kriya Practitioners: 2 hours in the second session.


Empty Stomach Requirement:

  • Meals should be consumed 4 hours before class
  • Snacks can be consumed 2.5 hours before class
  • Beverages can be consumed at least 1.5 hours before class



    • Pregnant women and people with active hernia should not practice Surya Shakti. 
    • People with any injury/disease/artificial joint replacement should consult a doctor before practicing.
    • Since surgeries and individuals may vary in severity and healing time, ensure to consult a doctor before starting the practice.
    • Any major open surgery must wait at least 6 months to do any practice.
    • Laparoscopic surgery, if no complications, they can practice after 6 weeks.
    • Must do all practices slowly & gently initially. If noticing any discomfort, advice to stop and allow more time for recovery.