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Saturday is my day to share some postive ways for dealing with the stresses of life.  Trying to quit smoking is a biggie.  I hope that with this yoga series someone can benefit from my methods for dealing with life's challenges in a positive way. Let me know you were here=).
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Saturdays are special days.  They can be anything you want.  I generally like them to be lazy.  As I lay in bed I think "Its cold, too early to move, but then there is coffee...."

Welcome to Saturday, take those deep breaths, stretch, and drink water.  
Its time for our workout.  Sit up straight, lower your shoulders, stretch your arms above your head.  If you can get up and touch your toes, give it a shot.

What's going on today with you?  Stretch and share

Let's try some yoga, move into each pose slowly, and take those deep relaxing breaths.
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Originally posted to effervescent on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 04:00 AM PST.

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