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Published February 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

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Andrea and Phil Paradis demonstrate the couple tree pose. (Dave Walis / The Forum)

  • Andrea and Phil Paradis demonstrate the couple tree pose. (Dave Walis / The Forum)
  • Yoga teacher Andrea Paradis, right, demonstrates the Double Boat partner pose with her husband, Phil. (Dave Wallis / The Forum)
  • Yoga instructor Andrea Paradis, in the Downward Dog yoga position, supports her husband, Phil, as he does a handstand. (Dave Wallis / The Forum)
  • Brenda Haugstad, a massage therapist and reflexologist who owns YogiCare, teaches Thai Yoga for Two through Moorhead Community Education. Here, she demonstrates a spinal twist. (Special to The Forum)
  • Andrea often begins her partner class with each pair meditating back-to-back, so they can synchronize their breath. (Dave Wallis / The Forum)
  • At home, Andrea and Phil Paradis practice acro yoga, where one person is the “base” and the other the “flyer.” Here, they demonstrate the Flying Bow pose.<br /><br />(Photos by Dave Wallis / The Forum)
  • Haugstad demonstrates a Thai yoga massage pose called assisted plow, one of the few positions that requires the recipient to<br /><br />participate by stiffening his arms. <br /><br />(Special to The Forum)