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camel pose with right knee/leg bent with foot in right armpit and left arm stretching straight back.

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Twist and extend the upper body and put your hand flat on the ground. Making sure your legs are straight. Turn you head to look upward towards your hand.

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Briohny Smyth Pose: One-Legged Inverted Staff Pose. Location: Jasper Johal's Studio, Venice Beach, California. Why I love going upside down: Yoga has been my sanctuary for the past 15 years. It's where I'm able to find calm no matter what. My love for going upside down is exactly the same. It reminds me that the most important moment of life is NOW and being calm and present through the storm is a vital part of enjoying life. With thanks to MindBodyGreen

“…yoga isn’t about touching your toes or achieving any other goal; it’s about learning to skillfully move your body through it’s appropriate range of motion. When you practice Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend), the aim is to fold forward from the hips so that you can stretch your hamstrings without straining your back. It doesn’t matter how close you get to the ground. What matters is that you learn to stabilize your legs and your spine while you bend forward.”…

This is one of my favorites. I have it on my phone, so that every time I reach for it I think twice about whether I really need to check FB for the 50th time today. Repinned by RizeUpYoga.com.

Yoga for Fibromyalgia: Gentle and supported yoga postures will release tension from your tight muscles and help to reduce pain in your body. The stretches offered in this class focus particularly on the painful zones that I surveyed in my students who suffer from fibromyalgia, specifically: tight hamstrings from muscle spasms, lower back, neck and shoulders. Breath practices will be used to induce calm and help deal with insomnia.