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Yoga Postures

Yoga Postures
Be kind to yourself when you practice yoga. Go slowly, especially in the beginning, and listen to your body. It knows what it can do. If it says "stop," stop. Don't push it. Yoga is not a competitive sport. The chart below describes some of the fundamental yoga postures.

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