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Hi everyone!

I was originally inspired to try yoga through the yoga charts and yoga videos that I saw on-line, so I decided to make a YouTube video in hopes of inspiring some more people to get into yoga :)

I perform 100 different postures in this video and I also provide the names of all 100 poses so it will hopefully be educational as well as inspirational ;)

I want to say that I strongly believe that promoting yoga is an overlooked way of promoting veganism! (Show me the person who has been doing yoga on a regular basis for years who still eats Big Macs and hotdogs, or who's an alcoholic, or who feels that they have "enemies" in this world.)

When you get into yoga you become aware of a certain concept which is usually referred to as, "What goes around comes around." and you quikly realize that if it is your desire to have peace and happiness in your life you should never intentionally prevent others from having peace and happiness in theirs and many yogis understand that this concept goes for innocent animals as well, and even those yogis that do still eat meat they are probably eating FAR less than the average person. (When a person gets into yoga they just tend to gravitate towards more of a plant based diet.)

In so many other forms of fitness (especially bodybuilding and virtually any form of "competitive" sport" out there) there is such a strong belief by many who are involved in them that they need to eat lots and lots of protein because they are athletes and they workout, but again, show me the person who says "I do yoga so I have to eat meat in order to get enough protein..." I can´t imagine someone actually saying and meaning that...

I also want to say that almost half of these poses are poses that I just came up with when filming this project. I've been doing yoga for years and have never really thought of new poses before, but for some reason once I started this project I was thiking of new yoga poses without even trying to and I was happening so often that I kept waking up in the middle of the night and turning the light on so I could draw poses that were just popping up in my mind. I hope that some of these new poses will find their way into yoga charts, yoga classes, and individual person's routines.

For anyone curious, the yoga poses in this video that I came up with were...

* King Lotus Pose
* Medievel Pose
* Frozen Lotus
* Walrus Pose
* Baby Dragon In Egg Pose
* Flower Blooming Pose
* Seashell Pose
* Yin Yang Pose 1
* Yin Yang Pose 2
* God Pose
* Devil Pose
* Upsidedown Goddess Pose
* Balance Pose
* Tangled Roots Pose
* Tangled Roots Leaning Towards The Sun Pose
* Tangled Tip Toe Pose
* Intense Stretch On Tip Toes
* Wheel Pose On Fingers And Toes
* Bow And Arrow Pose 2
* Warrior Pose 4
* Lightning Headstand
* Temple Pose
* Straightjacket Pose
* Corpse Pose In Rigor Mortis
* Head To Knee Pose Intense Stretch
* Master Of Puppets Pose
* Standing On Your Hands While Doing A Backbend
* Headstand In Hell Pose
* Fight Or Flight Pose
* Caught In A Web Pose
* Severed Limbs Pose
* Space Travel Pose
* Infinity And Beyond Pose
* Unicorn Pose
* Sun Worship Pose
* One Hand Pose
* Energy Circulation Pose
* Mosquito Pose
* Standing Hands To The Floor With Arms Crossed
* X Handstand
* Balancing Diamond Pose
* Castle Drawbridge Pose
* Once Continuous One Pose
* Court Jester Headstand

I almost don´t feel right saying that I ¨thought¨ of these poses, because there was absolutely no thinking involved. They just showed up in my mind and since I performed them the best that I could.

The vegan diet has completely transformed my life and this video is just one example of the many transformations that I have experienced all while being 100 vegan.

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    Posted by BrittanyPressley at 12/15/13 20:08:26

    So true love the topic as a teacher the first thing they taught us was ahimsa which is non violence to all things that's why most yogis are in fact vegans or vegetarians I love this post keep up the good work

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    Posted by Edna F at 05/26/15 01:00:43

    Wow really nice videos, thanks for sharing them. Very informative and helpful for me as I love doing yoga myself.

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