Step 1: Come onto your hands and knees with your hands under your shoulders.


Step 2: Lift your left leg up as high as you can — you can bend your knee if you need to.

Step 3: Bend your right knee and slide it between your hands. Bring your left hip to the ground.

Step 4: Twist to the left as you walk your hands to the left. Lower your upper torso over the left thigh. Lean into your thigh. Repeat other side.

  • Do you have sore shoulders, wrists that ache, neck pain, or just general stress? Use these weekly yoga postures to help you create a better day. Just a few minutes throughout your workday will make a 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 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 416-964-6156.

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