| January 10, 2014

If you thought yoga was just for relaxation and meditation — think again.

Celebrity yoga and pilates instructor Kristin McGee demonstrates how to meet weight loss goals with three intense yoga positions.

WATCH: Three Yoga Poses for Perfect Posture

If done correctly, you'll be well on your way to losing those extra holiday pounds.

Watch the video above and get one step closer to stepping into those skinny jeans!

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