Only have time for a 5 minute yoga-break? This chair-based practice will help open your shoulders and spine while bringing greater circulation to your entire upper-body. This simple, accessible practice is also appropriate for students that need a gentle, highly-supported sequence.
Only have 5 mins? This short segment focuses on things you can do quickly before a meeting or when you only have a couple mins. With a hip opener in your chair, lunges facing your desk and a brief thigh stretch and calf stretch, continue the rest of your work day feeling more free in your lower body and refreshed in your mind.
Only have time for a 5 minute yoga-break? This chair-based practice will help open your hips and hamstrings while bringing circulation to your entire lower-body. This simple, accessible practice is also appropriate for students that need a gentle, highly-supported sequence.
Take a midday break at your desk to do this twist in a chair and give your back a reprieve. Props: Chair, Block
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This short sequence is designed so you can get up from your desk at work and reset your body quickly to be able to continue working while establishing more blood flow, brain flow and body comfort. Prop Needed: Chair
Take a break from typing at the computer with this practice that offers relief for hands and provides a series of simple stretches linked to breath to release strain held in the hands, wrists and shoulders after hours of computing.
Here is your quick go to if you don't have ample time to take a longer eye break. Soothing practices to relieve and rejuvenate those tired eyes and keep them in working order for years to come. If you work up close, (reading and computer) then these eye asanas will help compensate for the over development of the muscles you use to look at near objects.
Take a break from your seat. This brief sequence is a perfect antidote to asymmetry or compression after a long period of time at a desk. Open the chest, revitalize your energy, stretch the shoulders, lengthen the lower back and relieve all around tension. Props Needed: A block and a chair. Props Suggested: Wall space.
Lean away from your screen for an efficiency break. Helpful for your legs, spine, arms, wrists, lungs, eyes and softening your mind. Stand, fold, stretch and practice some energy medicine to rest your whole being and to send you back to work feeling refreshed.
If you are pressed for time and need an invigorating sequence, look no further! Spending hours at a desk does not do a body good. Warm your entire body and loosen up all your tight spots with efficiency and joy! Includes upper body tension release, lunges and modified sun salutations. Props Needed: Two blocks.
An easy, low maintenance way to reboot at your desk and doesn't even require yoga clothing. Approximately two minutes of easy movement to funnel energy from your overactive brain into your body. Three minutes of breath work to soothe and balance your mind. Five minutes of guided meditation to bring you back to the best version of your 'self'. Head back to work with a fresh perspective. Props Needed: A chair.