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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) 515-0707
1666 E Cypress Ave Ste 6
Redding, CA
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(323) 957-0901
6121 Santa Monica Blvd Studio B
Los Angeles, CA
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(408) 730-9642
500 Lawrence Expy
Sunnyvale, CA
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(209) 242-2088
2341 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA
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(530) 229-9152
1666 E Cypress Ave
Redding, CA
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(951) 929-3972
1111 S STATE ST
Hemet, CA
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(415) 258-9199
1299 4th St
San Rafael, CA
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(323) 464-7944
728 Vine St
Los Angeles, 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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