Step 1: Sit with your back straight and head and face relaxed. Drop your jaw a little.



Step 2: Slowly lower your right ear to your right shoulder and breathe. Rest your left arm over the top of your head. Let the weight of your arm stretch the left part of your neck.

Step 3: Press your left hand down to the ground and drop your right shoulder away from your ear.

Step 4: Repeat on the other side. Note: This posture can also be done standing up.

  • 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 is great for creating flexibility and for toning and detoxing the vital organs.

Helen Goldstein is the former director/owner of The Yoga Studio in Toronto. For corporate and private classes please contact her at