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4 Yoga Poses to Improve Your Mood

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Esther Ekhart

Esther has been practicing yoga for over 20 years and is passionate about all things yoga. She is determined to share yoga with as many people as possible through her online yoga studio EkhartYoga and her YouTube channel.

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4:28PM PDT on Oct 11, 2014

very intresting gud will try it but not the handstand at 59. ouch !

4:16AM PDT on Oct 7, 2014

Ouch!

2:09AM PDT on May 13, 2014

Thank you :)

9:15PM PDT on May 7, 2014

Do you have an "I'm too old to move. Can I just sit and stare at the dog Pose?"

7:48PM PDT on May 7, 2014

Good article! Thank you!

7:03PM PDT on May 7, 2014

I'm 60 too, Ester. Wouldn't try the handstand. Can't get my butt to lift that high. But the other three are doable. I've done the triangle pose but it hurts my shoulder on the right side. Maybe there's a substitution? Love yoga.

11:07AM PST on Dec 26, 2013

My biggest problem when I'm feeling down is lack of motivation. I know exercise is a mood lifter, but when I'm feeling low, I would rather sit curled up on the couch or in bed with a book.

Perhaps next time, I'll try some yoga first. If it helps, I'll definitely post first here!

8:43AM PST on Dec 26, 2013

Love this stuff!

8:07AM PDT on Sep 1, 2013

Thanks for sharing this, it is very interesting for someone with no experience with Yoga. I have been wanting to take Yoga lessons for many years, I never find the proper time or place to start...they are so expensive or they end up being so far from home I don't have the time to attend. After I got a serious problem with my spine, I quit trying to do it through tutorials in fear of hurting my spine even further. I hope I manage to find some free lessons to at least learn the basics that my medical problem allows me to learn...

7:18PM PDT on Aug 21, 2013

yogi is gud

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