Yoga Poses For Office Workers – Weekly Intermediate Class 210

Focus: This Yoga Poses For Office Workers class will help to correct problems commonly associated with spending long hours sitting at a desk or in front of a computer. In our modern age poor posture is becoming increasingly prevalent. Whether we are habitually hunched over during extended periods of computer work, or slouching in an uncomfortable office chair, our bodies are regularly held for prolonged periods of time in positions where there is with an exaggerated kyphosis or forward rounding of the thoracic spine. Over time this can become deeply engrained and lead to a range of ill health effects, including back pain, neck pain, shoulder tightness, headaches, poor balance and breathing difficulties. Whilst at work this can also contribute to poor concentration and low productivity. Yoga Poses For Office Workers helps to combat the negative effects of office work by opening your chest and repositioning your spine towards a more healthy and upright position. It features poses that focus on; combating rounding in the upper back, releasing tension from the shoulders and neck, creating space in the hands and wrists, removing aches and pains from the lower back, and helping to rejuvenate energy levels and decrease stress levels.


Key Poses: Gomukhasana (arm action), garudasana (arm action), parvatasana, trikonasana, urdhva mukha svanasana.

Equipment: Mat, chair.

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 40 min


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