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How do I begin practicing yoga stretching techniques?

First, decide what type of yoga you would like to start practicing. Most beginners should start with basic styles such as a hatha or vinyasa class. Next, search online resources to find a yoga class, or select a studio that is in your area. Another alternative is to check with your local gym since most gyms now offer yoga classes. If you cannot find a yoga class, try a yoga video and practice at home.

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