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Office Yoga

It’s no secret that sitting at a desk all day can wreak havoc on our bodies as well as our mental wellbeing. Slouching over your computer will cause back, neck, spine and even leg pain. So, how can you overcome it? A few simple yoga stretches will do the trick!

You don’t need to spend hours practicing a routine or spending hundreds to attend fancy yoga classes. Instead, you can simply incorporate the 10 stretches listed below into your daily routine. Even if it’s a quick stretch by your desk!

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Doing yoga in the office can be fun, innovative and relaxing with many long term benefits. Prolonged work on the computer strains the neck, shoulder and back muscles, which leads to tension and stiffness. Unless attended to properly, it could impact your ability to function effectively at the workplace, affecting your overall quality of life. Office yoga comprises of a sequence of simple exercises you can perform quite unobtrusively at your desk, at any time of the day.

Making corporate yoga exercises a part of your routine can work wonders as they wipe away body pain, fatigue and tension and increase overall muscle strength and flexibility, keeping you fresh and revitalized through the day. The exercises don’t demand much time, and can be done in spurts throughout the day, sparing you from unnecessary discomfort in the long run.

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Just taking a few minutes to do stretches at your desk can relieve stress, increase productivity, and, most importantly, make you feel better.​ Below are several options for desk-friendly stretches to try that can help relieve physical and mental tension and combat the effects of sitting.

Begin with Your Breath

  1. Seated Twist

  2. Shoulder Rolls

  3. Wide-Legged Forward Bend

  4. Seated Figure Four Pose

  5. Seated Back Bend Pose

  6. Seated Crescent Moon Pose

  7. Stork Pose

  8. Wrist and Finger Exercises

Yoga At Work Made Easy

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