Posing like a pro: Best yoga moves for your summer body

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Since roughly 75 percent of the yoga population is female, local instructor Elizabeth Crenshaw of Yoga Planet Studio in Rochester shares three postures you can do to feel more confident on the beach.

Crenshaw has been teaching yoga for more than six years and says these poses will tone your abdominal muscles, chest, arms, legs and your gluteus maximus (or your butt!).

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Forearm plank:

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Plank to low pushup:















Or try the modified plank to a modified pushup:

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The crescent lunge:

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