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10 Feb 2004

need help please
Hi there

I have been diagnosed by doctors as having very high stress levels for a young person as myself, only 26. I thought of maybe doing yoga to try and relax myself. Would this help, is this what yoga is used for? I stay in Cape Town in the northern suburbs and would like to do yoga, but not at a gym, do you know of anywhere I can go or phone or any websites that I can go too.

Do you think yoga could be a solution for me?

Thank you for your time.
regards
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01 Jan 0001

Hey flower - I promise that wasn't me punting our studio... There are a number of really good studio's in and around Cape Town and I suggest you get a copy of the Western Cape Link Up magazine (available freely in most health stores) to find one convenient to you. I suggest trying a few different places and styles before deciding what is right for you. Thereafter the gifts of flexibility, balance, strength, stress reduction and increased awareness become accessible for every body. Most important is the greater confidence, postural alignment, improved breathing and increased awareness that you will feel.
Regards
Chris
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