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Celebrate National Yoga Month With A Few Beginner Poses

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Curious about yoga and how it can help you achieve greater flexibility, strength and balance? September is National Yoga Month and there’s no better time to learn about the health benefits of this practice and get the inspiration you need to live a healthier lifestyle.

Beginners can discover their inner yogi with a few simple poses that can help create a strong foundation for daily practice.  Yoga and fitness expert Sara Fowler, RN says it’s more important to have proper alignment when practicing these poses rather than “proving how flexible you are.” She also says, “It’s important to engage your core, listen to your body and pay attention to breath in order to determine when you need to reduce or increase the depth of pose and to feel the counter balance.”

In our Wellness Naturally video, Sara guides you through several basic poses including Downward Facing Dog, Savasana, Child’s, Mountain and Cat/Cow:

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Whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior, busy professional, student, parent, baby boomer or active senior, discover how yoga can have a place in your life. Click here for more tips and guides in our yoga center on arnicare.com.

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