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A reindeer calf scratches its head with its hoof. Their ability to move their bodies into extreme positions was one of the reasons owner Jane Atkinson thought that reindeer would be a good fit for a yoga class. Ravenna Koenig/KTOO hide caption

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Move Over, Goat Yoga. Alaskans Now Have Reindeer Yoga

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Physical therapist Ingrid Peele coaches Kim Brown through strengthening exercises to help her with her chronic pain, at the OSF Central Illinois Pain Center in Peoria. Kyle Travers/WFYI hide caption

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Top Fitness Trends For 2018: Back To Basics

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New research finds that a yoga class designed specifically for back pain can be as effective as physical therapy in relieving pain. The yoga protocol includes gentle poses and avoids more difficult ones. Comstock Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Study Finds Yoga Can Help Back Pain, But Keep It Gentle, With These Poses

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Got Back Pain? Try Yoga Or Massage Before Reaching For The Pills

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Yes, Cat Yoga Is A Thing Now, And It's Pretty Purrfect

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Say Yes To Down Dog: More Yoga Poses Are Safe During Pregnancy

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