Step 1: Sit straight, feet flat. Relax shoulders. Exhale. Lift right arm and point your fingers out at chest level, with your arm straight.


Step 2: Bring your arm across your chest and grasp it with your left hand. Press your right arm into your chest. Rotate your right shoulder back.

Step 3: Grasp your right wrist with your left hand. Pull it to the left.

Step 4: Press right shoulder back. Repeat on the other side.

  • 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.

Helen Goldstein is the former director/owner of The Yoga Studio in Toronto. For corporate and private classes please contact her at yoginihelen@gmail.comor 416-964-6151.

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