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What Is Stopping You?

Next time you let your body shape dictate what you can and can't do, check yourself.

Jessamyn is a yoga instructor that wants you to know that anyone and everyone can do yoga.

It's not just those skinny, long haired, golden skinned Instagram stars you see most often running to the gym in their tiny shorts that can do yoga.

Literally everyone can regardless of size, body strength, and disability can do yoga. There is a level for everyone and you will surprise yourself with how much you'll improve with practice.

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