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Most yoga for beginners classes start off with introductory poses to warm up your body. These prepare your body for safe transition into the asana (posture) practice. For beginners, these introductory poses poses may take up the entire practice session. With gentle stretching and breathing, theses exercises are designed to open the shoulder muscles, the spine, the hips, the lower back, and the groin.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|