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Top 5 things you didn't know about older adult yoga.

When you think of yoga, you may envision young, agile athletes bent into pretzel shapes—not something that older people are often able to do. But yoga has mental and physical benefits for people of all ages, especially seniors. Here are some facts that may surprise you.

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