Down Dog! Doxie Does Some Yoga

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updated 07/17/2011 AT 11:00 AM ET

originally published 07/18/2011 AT 9:00 AM ET

Inhale … Take a deep breath …

What could be more relaxing than an afternoon yoga – err, make that “doga” – session with a dachshund?

As Oksana Maxwell tried to fold her body and get a deeper bend, her pooch helped center her pose. Makes the stretch a little easier. Om!

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