Doing a bit of Desk Yoga is a great way to help relieve tension and improve circulation in your shoulders, back, and arms. For only a few minutes a day, performing only a few exercises in the comforts of our chair can make a big difference in our health.
Here are 9 Easy Shoulder, Back, and Arms exercises you can do at the comfort of your Desk. Whether you’re stuck at the office, hospital, or working from home, the following exercises are simple stretches that can help keep your back, shoulders, and upper body healthy.
1. Seated Cat-Cow
Spending hours sitting at your desk? Keep your spine healthy with this simple excerise!
2. Spinal Twist
A simple spinal twist can help you relieve stiffnes in your lower back, neck, and shoulder.
3. Arch Back
Even though we know we shouldn't slouch, we all still do. The simple stretch can help us reverse the effects of poor posture.
4. Side Stretch
Here's a great side body stretch you can do on your chair!
Continue this stretch 2-3 times.
5. Upper Back Stretch
Try to use your breath to guide your movement!
Keep your side body, arms and triceps healthy while you're sitting for long hours on your desk!
6. Table Prayer
Loosen your shoulders and upper back with this simple desk stretch.
7. Table Bow
Stretch where you feel comfortable, don't over do it!
8. Butterfly Arms
Here's another great stretch that can help you feel looser while you're spending hours at your desk!
9. Neck Stretch
Your neck and traps can tighten up if you sit all day long! Here's a stretch to keep things looser.
Be gentle with your neck, move slowly and don't go too far!
7 Minute Desk Yoga
Follow along in this video and do some Desk Yoga at home for you Shoulders, Back, and Arm.
- Disclaimer -
This video is not medical advice or a treatment plan. Consult with your healthcare professional if you have serious pain and issues. Use this video at your sole risk.