Yoga For Bigger Bodies: Classes That Cater To The Overweight

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Poses considered standard for those who are fit or slim -- standing with the feet together in mountain pose, kneeling with the forehead on the mat in child's pose -- are often difficult or even impossible for heavier students. Forward bends and twists are hindered by extra girth. Weight-bearing exercises like arm balances can also be more difficult.

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