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03/24/2014 10:53 am ET

Policeman Discovers The Merits Of Yoga

Westport, Conn., cop Richard Failla never expected to fall in love with yoga, but after attending just one class with his next-door neighbor, he was hooked. Now the policeman of 20 years not only practices yoga -- he teaches it.

"Teaching yoga in front of a crowd has made me a better speaker," he told HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy Tehrani. "I was a little bit of a wild man, and this has mellowed me out."

Hear more about Failla's journey to appreciating the restorative powers of yoga in the video above.

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