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Slow Flow: 4 Tips to Polish Your Step-Forward Transition

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We know you’ve heard it before—transitions are just as important as the poses themselves. Here’s one you do a lot in a Vinyasa practice: the step-forward from Down Dog to the front of your mat. And the truth is that it’s often easier to fling a foot forward rather than slow it down and move with precision. In this video, Cyndi Lee will show you four tips to make that transition a little smoother.