Yoga instructor gains 40 pounds on purpose

CREATED Sep 25, 2013

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Texas (KTNV) -- A yoga instructor says she gained 40 pounds in just 4 months, on purpose.

The Texas yoga teacher said she packed on the pounds because she wanted to prove to her fellow yoga teacher that weight doesn't matter.

In four short months, Hall went from 135-175 pounds. In a surprisng twist, she said those extra pounds weighed on her self esteem.

"There were days where I didn't want to leave the house," said Hall.

Expersts said it's dangerous to gain weight so quickly.

As for Hall, she's back to her slimmer self and said she learned to love everyone regardless of their size.