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If You're A Stressed Parent, You Need This Yoga Routine

Moms and dads, this one's for you.

Does the stress of being a parent leave you feeling exhausted?

There's good reason to address your stress: Research suggests that anxious parents can reduce their chances of passing on an anxiety disorder to their kids (quelle surprise, there's a link) if they address and treat their stress head on.

A good place to start? Yoga.

In the Yogaglo video above, instructor Carole Westerman shows you how to stretch out and revitalize, so that you can be your best self for your kids (and yourself). Each pose is designed to reduce stress, open up your body and recharge. The best part? It all takes less than three minutes.

Watch the moves and give them a try this weekend as you unwind from a busy week. You'll be back at it in no time.

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