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• Do you have sore shoulders, wrists that ache, neck pain, or just general stress? Use these simple weekly yoga postures to help you create a better day. Just a few minutes throughout your workday will make a big difference! As you start each stretch remember to take nice deep breaths and be aware of your body.
• As you go through these postures, remember safety come first. You might feel uncomfortable, which is natural. Pain, however, is not OK. It is your body telling you to stop.
• This posture releases shoulder tension, opens shoulder blades, and tones the arms, hips, waist and stomach. It also creates flexibility in the spine.
Helen Goldstein is director/owner of The Yoga Studio in Toronto. For more about yoga at your workplace, please contact 416.322.9936 ext. 2001 or e-mail Helen@yogastudio.net.