As a mental health counselor in training, I have been trying to practice what I preach by practicing self-care. Just last month I added yoga to my self-care routine. At first, I hated it! It was so uncomfortable! I felt a lot of the yoga poses were not big girl friendly. Right, when I was about to give up and throw my mat away I found a number of articles on the web providing tips for plus size yogi's. Below are the five tips that helped me through my beginner yoga woes.