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10/7/12 2:07 P

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Thanks! I believe Yoga has helped me to slow down and actually be present, in the moment. Well, I've been practicing Yoga for over 5 years, but I really do consider myself a beginner. Even after losing the 60 lbs. there are quite of few poses I still can't do. I'll get there someday. Yoga makes me sweat but in an entirely different way. I've always thought I had to run or do some high cardio exercise to get in a good workout, but that's not always the case. I do enjoy running and the elliptical machine, but Yoga has many of it's own benefits as well. It brings such peace to me. I feel happy and limber, more awake, and I've noticed that being faithful to the practice (meditation also goes along with my Yoga), I don't get upset with things that I used to. I don't practice it as often as I would like, but I get in a few sessions a week. I have the Namaste cd's that I usually do, and Steve Ross used to have a show on tv called INHALE which I LOVED. Unfortunately it's not on anymore. I wish he would come out with a cd. If you have a recommendations, I'm open. Thanks for writing and I'll check out the forum.

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PUNCHILOUIE's Photo PUNCHILOUIE SparkPoints: (116,190)
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10/7/12 1:43 P

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MAMEY28 emoticon congratulation on your weight loss! How Yoga has helped you in your journey?Are you a beginner? What tye of yoga do you practice? we have plenty of info in the INFORMATION FORUM, check it out and join the monthly challenge, we want to hear frm you! Most of the links are free!

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10/5/12 2:11 A

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10/4/12 9:56 P

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MAMEY28's Photo MAMEY28 SparkPoints: (933)
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10/4/12 8:09 P

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Hi there. I just joined the Sparkpeople team and I'm loving it!! I've lost 60 lbs. on my own, but have been at a plateau for months so I needed something like this to renew my health journey!! I'm just learning how to nagivate through this website, so your patience is appreciated! This is the first time I'm posting a message. I can not thank you enough for this!! It's AMAZING!! All the information! The daily recipes, workouts, the food journal to keep me accountable. I can't say enough praise for this website!! I'm very excited about this and hope I can continue leading my best life!!! Hope to make some new friends here too!!

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