I had three students approach me before class one evening. They had been coming for several weeks and they wanted to talk to me about kneeling bows (Seiza & Dogeza).
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They were concerned and asked if they could be exempted from such bowing as it felt too much like something that they were forbidden to do in the Muslim faith.
Perhaps I'd better explain that my dojo is in a baptist church hall and for many years; until they moved to a bigger better, purpose build facility the church was located next door to a Mosque. Hence we would have regular Muslim beginners.
The problem was an easy fix as they had no problem with "standing bows". But it raised a question with me about others that may have a problem with bowing.