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Yoga Practice for Beginners Redding CA

If you approach your practice expecting to launch into a perfect backbend on the first try, you'll be disappointed when you discover you can't even lift your back off the floor.

Yoga Nancy Sutton's House of
(530) 246-7256
1325 Tehama St
Redding, CA
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(530) 229-9152
1666 E Cypress Ave
Redding, CA
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(619) 338-9642
2985 Beech St
San Diego, CA
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(310) 458-7588
1327 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA
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(619) 379-2662
4015 Park Blvd., Suite #220
San Diego, CA

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(530) 515-0707
1666 E Cypress Ave Ste 6
Redding, CA
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(626) 441-4041
1017 Mission St
South Pasadena, CA
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(530) 828-0880
170 E. 2nd Ave. #2
Chico, CA

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(818) 788-2055
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Sherman Oaks, CA
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By Jason Crandell

Imagine that you want to learn to play an instrument, say, the violin. When you sit down for your first lesson, do you start with the basic notes or a complex song? The answer, of course, is you start with the basics. If you launched into a complex song during those first couple of lesssons, you'd probably produce sounds more like a dying cat than a beautiful melody.

The same goes for yoga. If you approach your practice expecting to launch into a perfect backbend on the first try, you'll be disappointed when you discover you can't even lift your back off the floor.

Deep, complex backbends are visually dazzling?think of the rounded arch of Full Wheel or the strength and focus it takes to balance in Scorpion Pose. And you've probably read about their therapeutic benefits: they're energizing, they can help alleviate depression and back pain, they can even straighten out that unflattering slouch you may have developed from hours in front of a computer. With all that promise, you can easily be seduced into going all-out with this set of poses.

But if you push too hard or skip ahead to complex backbends without first learning the simple, foundational ones, you run the risk of crunching your lower back, depleting your energy, or even stirring up anxiety. In short, your backbends won't feel melodic or harmonious; they'll feel more like that screechy, dying cat.

Here's a way to radically rethink your backbends: Size doesn't matter.

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