Sit with your back straight.

Bring your hand to your forehead with the palm of your hand flat on your head, fingers pointing up. Relax the face. Press your palm into your head and your forehead into your palm.

Change hands. Repeat two to three times.

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 comes first. You might feel uncomfortable, which is natural, pain, however, is not OK. It is your body telling you to stop.

This exercisestrengthens the neck and tones the arms.

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