The only bad thing I can say about yoga is that I didn't discover it until I was in my 50s. I have only been doing it for about 3 months now and the difference in my whole outlook, fitness level, sleep level and stress level is nothing short of miraculous. I am more aware of my body at rest, my breathing and my overall well-being. This gives me energy to help others, be the best me I can be and look forward to each new day as the gift from God that it is. Go YOGA!
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Working nights and getting home late, I sometimes find it hard to sleep. I've taken to putting my yoga mat out next to my bed before I go to work. When I get home, instead of sitting on the couch watching TV until I'm tired enough to sleep, I get in a quick yoga session. Stretches me out, relaxes me after a long night, and gets me ready to sleep.
My favorite Yoga DVD's to do are PM Yoga and Power Yoga for Flexibility, both available from Gaiam, featuring Rodney Yee.
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