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Correct Alignment For Yoga Poses

What's Wrong With This Picture: Om Edition

Although there are many different types of yoga, there are definitely basic alignment rules you'll find in an class you take. It's not so the pose looks pretty — it's to prevent pain or injury. Take a look at these photos and see if you can figure out what's wrong.

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What could cause this woman an injury?

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What would this woman's yoga teacher say to help prevent pain?

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This woman could be getting a deeper spinal twist if she did what?

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Ahh Down Dog. What's she doing that could lead to pain?

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Uh-oh, what's this woman doing that could cause a major injury?

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