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In Focus: Yoga Photos In Gardens

No need to restrict yourself to practicing indoors. Get inspired by these readers who take their yoga outside to make the most of the season.

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No need to keep yoga indoors. Get inspired by these readers who took their practice outside to make the most of the season.

crow pose family

“My eight-­year-­old son, Aidan, and I chose to do Crow Pose at Chicago Botanic Garden. It’s the first arm balance that I taught him.”

—Melissa Gall

Chicago, Illinois

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What is Detachment?

“When I look at this photo, I think about my life coming full circle. I grew up just up the road from this area that’s now part of my yard. It’s a great place to meditate.”

—Kristin Polenz
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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outside yoga garden

“When I’m in my garden, I often take breaks to practice and center in order to connect more with myself and the plants.”

—Jordan Mallah
Stanfordville, New York

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Natarajasana garden

“A visit to San Francisco’s Japanese Tea Garden filled me with joy. Lord of the Dance Pose was a great way to express my contentment.”

—Kristina Zujkovic
Montreal, Canada

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garden outdoor backbend upward bow Urdhva Dhanurasana

“I was so overcome by the beauty of the tulips that I was inspired to do a big, heart-offering backbend.”

—Ann Dalessandro
West Newbury, Massachusetts

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