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♥♥♥Happy early Valentine's Day.  ♥♥♥
Be a good valentine to yourself by doing some yoga today, drinking 8 glasses of water, breathing good clean air, and giving yourself a hug.  Our lungs & heart get little attention, unless they're not working as we'd like.  Let's not take them for granted.  

Here are some yoga poses for our heart.  The poses are designed to open the heart and chest area.  Let the love in.  Try one or two, move slowly and gently.
The heart chakra is the 4th chakra and located in the center of the chest.  (Our heart is to the left, so its not exactly in the same place)
Here are 5 poses in this order: Camel, Cobra, Fish, Bridge, Cow's Head PhotobucketPhotobucketPhotobucketPhotobucketPhotobucket

I hope you try this if you are able.  When you do little things for yourself it's self love.  When you love yourself, you can be open to love someone else.

Namaste ~~ Effervescent
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