It is best to keep the back relatively straight with both feet placed on the floor at about shoulder-width apart. Relax the body -- especially the facial mask. The relaxation of the facial muscles will bring about relaxation of the whole body. Take a few deep cleansing breaths. A cleansing breath can be performed by inhaling deeply through the nostrils. then exhaling sharply (without strain) through the mouth.
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