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Stretch! For health, vitality and inner peace


Last updated 10/5/2011 at Noon

I couldn’t believe my eyes. A humming bird was perched on a wire near the feeder one morning doing neck rolls, shoulder (wing) circles, twists and torso rotations. All the same stretches we do!

Later I learned that humming birds do morning stretches and flying drills every day. Even our pets stretch regularly. Ever see a dog rising from a nap to stretch its hips up, front paws down? The yoga stretch Down Facing Dog follows this body sense.

Whether you desire weight loss, more energy, better posture, increased range of motion or healing of painful muscles, don’t underestimate t...

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