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Mamas, you don't need to do it all this Christmas

2020 Christmas family lockdown presents quality time yoga

Mamas, you don't need to do it all this Christmas

It's that time of year again. We need to decorate a Instagram worthy tree, bake and decorate a bajillion cookies, (and clean up the sprinkles off the ground for the next week), find the perfect gift for everyone, track down stocking stuffers that won't just become dust collectors, and keep remembering to move that freaking elf every night! We do it all, and it can get exhausting. But let me let you in on a secret - we don't need to do it all. In fact, less is actually better. What if this year, we kept things simple? What if...

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Pose Spotlight: Warrior 2

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Pose Spotlight: Warrior 2

  Benefits: Stimulates abdominal organs Stretches and strengthens ankles and legs Stretches chest, groin, lungs and shoulders Increases stamina Helps with backaches (especially through second trimester of pregnancy!) Helps with carpal tunnel syndrome, infertility, flat feet, sciatica and osteoporosis Cautions/Contraindications: High blood pressure Diarrhea Neck problems - do not turn head to look over front hand Step by Step Instructions: From mountain pose, step your feet approximately 3.5-4 feet apart. Reach your arms out to the side, parallel to the ground and palms facing down. Pivot your right foot so that your toes face the right side, and align your...

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