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7/27/11 10:31 P

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Also from Megan Garcia - Just My Size Yoga is a DVD released from the brand Just My Size. It's 45 minutes long and it was what made me fall in love with yoga. She is a great instructor and it's easy to watch the DVD first before doing the poses with her. I found doing them both step by step and then as a flowing routine and it's a great work out. I borrowed it from my local library and am looking for it to buy to keep :-) I just requested her book to read through as well so I'm looking forward to that :-)

Motivation is what gets you started.
Habit is what keeps you going.
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People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing -
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5/3/11 11:05 A

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Hi, new member and I'm a pretty tubby lady!
This is a DVD I think 'ladies of girth' might find of value: Gaiam - Yoga Conditioning For Weightloss by Suzanne Deason. It has a variety of options for those who have limited mobility (for whatever reason) and I intend to start using this routine regularly now.
www.amazon.co.uk/Gaiam-Yoga-Conditio
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4/27/11 7:35 A

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As a 6 ft 3 huge chap who does Yoga (over 1 year now) just remember every one starts out somewhere and the important thing is not to compare yourself to others - your yoga is yours and its more important to improve over time than anything else

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2/20/11 11:18 A

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I also joined a yoga studio and, just like ANNALEA was very nervous. I thought it was going to be really intimidating and that I wouldn't be able to do anything. I've been practicing yoga for about 6 months now and I LOVE my class! Yoga is all about accepting yourself no matter where you are; as my teacher always says, "You are right where you need to be." Those words have helped me countless times. Don't feel intimidated!!

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2/19/11 7:25 P

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Hey. So I know that this doesn't relate directly to your post because you are looking for online sources but I clicked on this link because I thought it was about bigger people doing yoga (in a class setting).

If anybody else clicks on this link because they have been asking themselves 'Am I too Fat for Yoga" - I would like to say ABSOLUTELY NOT!

I put off joining a yoga studio for the longest time because I thought I was too fat! Just over a month I decided that I would do the trial month and it ended up being the best decision I have ever made! There are other full figured women in my class - some who are much larger than me - and our instructors are very good at giving modifications for all body sizes and abilities.

Honestly - there are stick-skinny people in my class who can't do poses that I can do - it is not just about weight!

If you are interested in doing a studio class I urge you to give it a try. It is so relaxing and is really a great environment to be in. :)

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12/18/10 2:09 A

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Ohhhh! thank for the info I will look into that book asap.

With Kind Regards,

Caresse

I can do it
I want to do it
I will do it
I am doing it
I am worth it
I deserve it!

Time to be a little selfish when it comes to my health.... so ME ME ME ME ME!


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12/18/10 2:08 A

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TY! I found it on amazon.com and youtube lovely videos just what I needed!

With Kind Regards,

Caresse

I can do it
I want to do it
I will do it
I am doing it
I am worth it
I deserve it!

Time to be a little selfish when it comes to my health.... so ME ME ME ME ME!


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12/17/10 5:34 P

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I found a wonderful book "MEGA YOGA" by Megan Garcia, she is a full figured model that does and teaches yoga for larger sizes. This book explained and showed so many wonderful things to me about yoga. I believed I could learn yoga after reading it, and I have and continue to do so.

NAMASTE --The divine in me honors and respects the divine in you.

Just for today I will do my best to do what is Good, kind, right, and nice, even when it is difficult.


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12/16/10 7:55 P

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Try googling "yoga for round bodies" -- very good dvds that take into account the needs of WOGs (Women of Girth)
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...there is a place in you where you have never been wounded, where there's still a sureness in you, where there's a seamlessness in you, and where there is a confidence and tranquility in you. ~John O'Donohue
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12/16/10 6:49 P

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I love a good stretch so i thought yoga would be perfect for me, I went to my trusty friend (google) and typed in "Yoga for fat people" and was given numerous links to some very helpful websites but nothing that I really wanted. So I turned to my other friend (youtube) to see if I could find any heavier people doing a yoga segment... sadly no luck there. HOWEVER I did find a nice lady who teaches yoga for bigger people but still I have a hard time moving around and trying to keep my eyes on my laptop to see what shes up to.

My Question: Anyone know of a good website catering to us larger people who enjoy or want to enjoy Yoga?

With Kind Regards,

Caresse

I can do it
I want to do it
I will do it
I am doing it
I am worth it
I deserve it!

Time to be a little selfish when it comes to my health.... so ME ME ME ME ME!


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