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Office Yoga: Sliding down a wall with arm circles

Do you have sore shoulders, wrists that ache, neck pain, orjust general stress? Use these simple weekly yoga postures to help youcreate a better day.

  • 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.





Step 1: Stand 8-10 inches away from the wall, feet hip width apart with your back pressing into the wall.


Step 2: Slowly begin to slide your back down the wall by bending your knees.


Step 3: Stop when you feel like you are sitting down comfortably, keep pressing your back into the wall.


Step 4: Inhale as you slide down and then hold your breath as long as you can.


Step 5: Lift your arms to shoulder height and make slow circles in one direction.


Step 6: Inhale as you slide back up by pressing your back into the wall.


 
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