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10 Yoga Poses Not For The Faint Of Heart

Yoga is chill. Yoga is to keep you from reaching for that third glass of wine. Yoga is why you bought that $30 mat with a matching tote. But yoga can also be a royal pain in the tush. Here are 10 poses that you definitely don't wanna try at home. Or anywhere, for that matter.

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1. The Crow

Eric Draven's real cause of death was attempting this pose. Props to those who've mastered it, and good luck with medical bills to those who've tried and failed.
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Eric Draven's real cause of death was attempting this pose. Props to those who've mastered it, and good luck with medical bills to those who've tried and failed.

2. The Destroyer of the Universe

An aptly named pose; if you can do this, you can do anything. If you can do this pose, you're probably an alien overlord. All hail.
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An aptly named pose; if you can do this, you can do anything. If you can do this pose, you're probably an alien overlord. All hail.

3. The Peacock

I'm pretty sure this is not what Katy Perry was thinking of when she asked to see your peacock.
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I'm pretty sure this is not what Katy Perry was thinking of when she asked to see your peacock.

4. Yoga Sleep Pose

Sweet dreams are NOT made of this. The only sleep you'll be getting in this pose is a dirt nap, since you'll probably break your-- well, everything.
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Sweet dreams are NOT made of this. The only sleep you'll be getting in this pose is a dirt nap, since you'll probably break your-- well, everything.

5. Peacock Variation

Jesus didn't die for this.
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Jesus didn't die for this.

6. Leg Behind the Head Sage

There is nothing sage about this pose. The only thing sage about anything in that situation is the sage they'll be burning to exorcise your tormented soul from that room.
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There is nothing sage about this pose. The only thing sage about anything in that situation is the sage they'll be burning to exorcise your tormented soul from that room.

7. No Hands Bow

Look, ma, no hands! And no spine.
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Look, ma, no hands! And no spine.

8. The Hummingbird

The only thing you'll take away from the Hummingbird pose is an intimate knowledge of how a flightless bird feels. And possibly the lyrics of Mr. Mister's Broken Wings
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The only thing you'll take away from the Hummingbird pose is an intimate knowledge of how a flightless bird feels. And possibly the lyrics of Mr. Mister's Broken Wings

9. Eight Crooked Limbs

Jesus wept. - John 11:35, KJV
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Jesus wept. - John 11:35, KJV

10. Formidable Face

It's not just the face that's formidable. My spine is screaming just looking at that. Why don't you love yourself?
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It's not just the face that's formidable. My spine is screaming just looking at that. Why don't you love yourself?

Yoga is a pretty cool thing. Yoga is actually pretty awesome, and it can be used for all sorts of things, such as a sleep aid, a stress reliever, a balance enhancer...And, as this post had shown, a method of self-torture. Please. Stop. Take a minute. Breathe. Look up cat videos on YouTube. Instead of this insanity, go for a tried and true pose that anyone can do; the Couch Potato Pose.

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