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'Anti-gravity' yoga taking off

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Downward-facing dog has been given a whole new meaning with the latest incarnation of yoga for New York's fashion-conscious.

A hammock suspended from the ceiling is the contraption which allows people to stretch in entirely new directions, including upside-down.

Dumeetha Luthra went to hang out with a class at a Manhattan gym.

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