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Stretching

  • Breathe, Stretch, and Relax

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  • Stretching for relaxation, for stress relief, and recovery

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  • Total Body Stretch and Fitness Ball

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  • Scott Cole's Millennium Stretch - Partnered Relaxation

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  • Stretching, Meditation, and Gratitude

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  • Stretching Relaxation Exercise

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Things Not To Do

  • Do not put all your eggs in one basket. Your recovery may take many different paths and the one you are set on taking may not be the one you ultimately have to take.

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    Calvin S
    I just want to be all right. I don't care how it happens.
  • Don’t engage in risky behavior, such as gambling and reckless driving

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    Calvin S
    Hey man That takes all the fun out of life when your only 25.
  • Don’t take prescription or over-the-counter medications unless it is directed by your doctor

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    Calvin S
    That is hard to do when you don't have any insurance. I can only take over the counter stuff. All I can afford
    Calvin S
    That is hard to do when you don't have any insurance. I can only take over the counter stuff. All I can afford
  • Don’t be grumpy – stop acting like that’s “just who you are” and be more pleasant

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    Calvin S
    Well this one I have down. I'm an AC man. Customers will call my boss if I'm grumpy.
    Calvin S
    Well this one I have down. I'm an AC man. Customers will call my boss if I'm grumpy.
  • Don’t abandon your responsibility – you know what your responsibilities are, don’t ignore them

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    Calvin S
    I try to meet my responsibilities. I am the only one who takes care of me and has been for a long time. I have to be responsible.
  • Don’t be immobilized – do not let your situation make you skip out of life

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  • Don’t carry resentments – such as jealousy, hatred

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  • Don’t blame someone else – even if they are at fault

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Yoga Exercises

  • This video is 51 minutes and 21 seconds of flexibility, fitness and relaxation exercises. You are not expected to do the full video at once. Watch the video and find the parts that work on the parts of the body and the flexibility exercises you need. If y

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  • If you already do yoga and are pretty flexible , you may want to try something a little meroe difficult. This video is billed as intermediate yoga. If you think you are ready for it, give it a try. The instructor is Jan and the video runs 29 minutes and 4

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  • This is a bedtime video, designed to help you relax and sleep better. You will need a belt or long scarf to do these exercises. The video features Esther Ekhart and runs for 16 minutes and 13 seconds.

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  • Weight management may by your primary concern or you may want to lose weight in addition to gaining sobriety. This 20 Minute Weight Loss and Fat Burning Yoga Workout should help in either situation. This video features Sadie Nardini. It actually runs only

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  • This video consists of exercises to detox your body. It should be especially for good for you if you have recently gotten sober and my still have residues of toxins in your body. It features Esther Ekhart. The video runs for 8 minutes and 53 seconds.

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  • This video consists of exercises for stiff shoulders. These are specially good for people who sit at a computer all day. They will loosen up your shoulders and relax the muscle in your neck. This video features Esther Ekhart. She has videos with yoga exer

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    Jesell Derkos
    I am getting older and it is difficult to do some things. Flexibiltiy is no what it used to be. Sitting at a desk leaves me stiff and hurting. These exercise have helped me a great deal. I have been doing them for about three weeks and it is amazing the relief I get.
  • This is a beginners video. The movements are very basic and relaxing. If you are basically sedentary, this is a good introduction to Yoga. Tara Stiles has a series of videos from beginning to advanced. This first video is 9 minutes and 31 seconds long.

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  • Begin yoga with breathing exercises. Yoga is based on proper breathing. Learn that before you begin any of the exercise videos below. Video runs 3 minutes and 23 seconds.

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