Do Yoga at Your Desk: 9 Stretches to Get Your Zen On at Work

Sitting at your desk all day, along with the everyday stresses that come from work, can wreck havoc on your body. That’s why it’s so important to take just a few minutes in your day to reflect on your mind and a body. A perfect way to do that is by doing some desk exercises. Not sure where to begin? We’ve got your back. In the video above, you’ll learn nine stretches that will help you get your zen on at work.

The first stretch is a spinal twist, which will help get your blood flowing and even aid in detoxification. The next stretch is arms behind the back. This will open your chest and help you feel less tense in the shoulders.

If you need help in your lower body, definitely try the ankle to knee pose This is a great hip opener that will make your hips less tight and release a lot of tension.

The most important move however, is probably the forearm and wrist stretch. By doing this simple stretch, you can decrease your risk of injury that can occur when you’re typing all day long.

Whatever move works best for you, it’s important that you do it at least once a day to make sure that you’re keeping yourself healthy!

Watch the video above to see all the stretches.

Which of these desk exercises will you try?


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