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Duncan Peak: yoga expert

Duncan Peak is the founder of Power Living Australia. Formerly an elite paratrooper, competitive athlete and business consultant, Duncan is now recognised as one of Australia's most popular teachers. ASK ME A QUESTION


Painful hamstrings after doing yogaAfter my weekly yoga class I always have sore hamstrings, yet I can do a pump class and feel no pain afterwards. Is overstretching causing this pain?
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