"Ganja yoga" offers a mix of mindfulness and marijuana - Cannabis News

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From goat yoga to laughing yoga, there seems to be a type of yoga for everyone's tastes. Now, some yogis are adding pot to their practice.

In San Francisco, new students are flocking to Dee Dussault's ganja yoga classes, where yogis can mix their passion for downward dog with a taste for marijuana now that recreational pot is legal in California.

"People have the luxury of arriving whenever they want in the first half an hour in what we call the Stoner's Social," Dussault told CBS News.

Dussault believes the combination of mindfulness and marijuana can improve her students' health.

"There are anti-inflammatory benefits to cannabis and specifically CBD products can have amazing pain relieving benefits and anti-anxiety, anti-depression benefits," she said. CBD products include oils, edibles, beverages and other products made with cannabidiol, a component of marijuana.

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