12 Simple Yoga Poses Anyone Can Do from 12 Simple Yoga Poses Anyone Can Do

12 Simple Yoga Poses Anyone Can Do

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12 Simple Yoga Poses Anyone Can Do

Especially if your only impressions of the practice come from crazy-looking poses shared on Instagram or that one class you went to where there were way more "ohms" than actual instructions, who could really blame you for thinking it's not the easiest form of exercise?

Not to say that yoga can't serve as a way to build and challenge your fitness, just that there's no need to see it as scary or impossible.

Because it's not. Sure, there are plenty of demanding poses and balances you can eventually work your way up to if you want, but on the other hand, there are also many poses that are simple and beginner-friendly; no extreme flexibility or superhuman balance necessary.

Plus, yoga offers a nearly endless list of health benefits, including the ability to help you better manage your stress, lose weight, sleep better and even boost your energy.

Ready to reap some of those benefits without feeling entirely overwhelmed? Try starting with these 12 simple and relaxing yoga poses for beginners.


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