Slow Flow: Salutation Variations

Beginner II
In this short class, Guy guides you through a series of three distinct salutation sequences: salute to all directions, salute to the gods and goddesses, and salute to the moon. Use any or all of these sequences at the start of your practice — particularly in the morning — to get your body warmed up and your energy flowing.
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Neita
December 11, 2020
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Thank you! I appreciated the sun salutation variation; loved the moon salutation - so graceful; and the gods/goddesses salutation was so much fun to move in different directions (almost got it!)

sveinotte
August 27, 2020
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Thank you ! A wonderful short but energizing practice!

JMacDee
May 18, 2020
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I found this to be an excellent active, short class. Thank you!

AJ McCorkell
April 2, 2020
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Lovely, simple, energetic and honouring - all valuable during this Covid19 crisis. And you have a lovely, comforting voice. Thank you.

bbbbbbbri
March 28, 2020
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I found that it sped up throughout the practice, so I struggled with the pace. I have a lot of imbalances and pain that I'm working on due to high passive flexibility and a lifetime of sports, so I was hoping it would be slower so that I could focus on, for example, keeping my weight even in the feet or keeping the bandhas in the poses since that's really important in my practice. I found when the teacher finished explaining one pose, he went right into the next with no time to adjust or breathe. Maybe I just need to seek out more hatha practices.

oakhazel
March 8, 2020
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Interesting lesson. Thank you, I also struggled with the last salutation but a bit more practice will sort it. Thank you.

dmoffitt
February 7, 2020
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After four days of work travel which criss-crossed the country, this was a welcome relief. Guy's slow and easy technique incorporates breath awareness, mobility and just enough juice to help my body reset. I was resisting coming to the mat this morning, and so glad I did. Thank you Guy.

sng4ever
February 2, 2020
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I liked the first two however the god and goddess salute was a bit odd/not use to.
Guy , as always, is a good guide/teacher.
These are new to me so I was happy to be exposed/learn about them.

Guy Friswell
February 6, 2020
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Thanks for your feedback -- I'd have to agree that salute to the gods and goddesses is a bit odd. It takes a fair bit of persistent practice to find the flow and pattern of movements. My basic idea was to put some other suggestions out there rather than the standard sun salutation. Mixing it up is a good thing and glad to hear that you were open to trying. All the best, Guy