Office Chair Yoga: 5 Poses to Try at Your Desk

Sitting for long periods of time is really bad for human health. Unfortunately, many with desk jobs may find themselves sitting in front of a computer for upwards of 12-14 hours per day. Over time, sedentary practices increase the risk of chronic disease, organ damage, and musculoskeletal problems.

In addition to drinking plenty of fluids, moving around every hour or so, and exercising outside of work, people are also using yoga to combat the negative effects of sitting in an office chair. Instead of bemoaning your time at a desk, use your chair as a tool for staying healthy. Yoga is low impact, and poses range from notably simple to extremely difficult. The type and amount of yoga you perform is up to you.

Here are 5 yoga poses you can work on with your office chair to improve strength and balance while getting your circulatory system working:

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