In Sanskrit, Chandra means “Moon”. Moon Salutes are an excellent alternative to Sun Salutations. While Sun Salutations are warming and energetic, Moon Salutations are intended to be cooling and soothing. Moon Salutations target the sides of the body instead of the front and back, as Sun Salutations do. Think sun as masculine energy, moon as feminine. Light of day, dark of night. Ying and Yang ༺♡༻ WILD WOMAN SISTERHOOD™ #wildwomansisterhood #yoga

In Sanskrit, Chandra means “Moon”. Moon Salutes are an excellent alternative to Sun Salutations. While Sun Salutations are warming and energetic, Moon Salutations are intended to be cooling and soothing. Moon Salutations target the sides of the body instead of the front and back, as Sun Salutations do. Think sun as masculine energy, moon as feminine. Light of day, dark of night. Ying and Yang ༺♡༻ WILD WOMAN SISTERHOOD™ #wildwomansisterhood #yoga

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You’re probably very familiar with “Surya Namaskar”, or “Sun Salute”, but do you know the moon flow? If not, you’ll definitely want to check out the “Chandra Namaskar” or “Moon Flow” sequence below, a beautiful way to bring a sense of grounding and rest to the body when you’ve had too much yang energy or need to …

You’re probably very familiar with “Surya Namaskar”, or “Sun Salute”, but do you know the moon flow? If not, you’ll definitely want to check out the “Chandra Namaskar” or “Moon Flow” sequence below, a beautiful way to bring a sense of grounding and rest to the body when you’ve had too much yang energy or need to …

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Try this body-warming yoga sequence at home! Moon Salutations are a great compliment to Sun Salutations! Yoga for Beginners and for Everybody!

Try this body-warming yoga sequence at home! Moon Salutations are a great compliment to Sun Salutations! Yoga for Beginners and for Everybody!

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Have you ever tried Moon Salutations? They are quite different from classical sun salutations tha...
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photo credit: Andrew Choy Anyone who practices yoga is familiar with Sun Salutations. Somewhat less known are Moon Salutations. The Moon Salutation is a series of postures (asanas) done in sequence in honor of the moon and its special energies. The moon has long captivated our imaginations and is rich with symbolism. It seemed nothing […]

photo credit: Andrew Choy Anyone who practices yoga is familiar with Sun Salutations. Somewhat less known are Moon Salutations. The Moon Salutation is a series of postures (asanas) done in sequence in honor of the moon and its special energies. The moon has long captivated our imaginations and is rich with symbolism. It seemed nothing […]

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