Yoga at your desk
All the videos in this section are suitable for a short break from work or study. No need to roll out a mat or change into baggy pants. Just simple movements to ease your neck, shoulders, jaw, wrists and brain. Return to work refreshed and renewed with increased levels of focus, creativity and productivity.
Moves for Computer Users
09:01 | Kirsty Norton
A short class showing you some key moves to help with your computer wrists, shoulders, hands and rest your eyes. Take a break from your typing and try this class! Thanks to Wellicious for their lovely clothes!
Quick Neck Release
06:36 | Kristi Rodelli
The neck holds so much unnecessary tension. This short tutorial class gives you essental tools to deal with daily tension which accumulate in the neck and upper shoulders. The class releases the neck, upper trapezius, helps release the jaw, elbows and wrists and allows greater bloodflow to the brain. No need to be on a yoga mat, do this class everywhere and anywhere, every day and feel the tension slip away.
Release Tight Neck and Shoulders
08:17 | Catherine Annis
A gentle class to release neck and shoulders. Perfect to take a short break during the day whilst at work to release any build up of tension.
15:12 | Kirsty Norton
Making yoga really accessible, this chair yoga class is a short and simple sequence to bring space around the neck and shoulders and at the same time opening up the ribcage to invite in more breath. It will leave you feeling more spacious from the waist up. Great for those with limited mobility as well for practicing in the office or at work.
Stretch At Your Desk
16:25 | Kate Walker
A short stretch at your desk. This class is great for the middle of the day if you can't get out the office but your body and mind need to wake up. You could even just learn a couple of these simple chair yoga poses to learn for every day. These will help your desk-bound back and hips and help focus your mind.
Keyboard Users: Protect Your Wrists
08:36 | Lizzie Reumont
Some short exercises to help protect and release your wrist joints. This class is ideal for those who use computers, smart phones or laptops a lot, as the wrist joints really do suffer through modern life. One exercise which can be performed at the desk and the other exercises are for the end of the day on the mat. Thanks to Wellicious for their gorgeous clothing!
Chair Yoga: Shoulders and Spine
07:00 | Lizzie Reumont
A great yoga class for those of us who need stress relief at work whilst at our desks. You'd be surprised at how quickly tension disappears when we mobilise and release our shoulders and mobilise our spine. Also a great sequence for chair-bound folks and seniors.
Seated Yoga for the Office
19:20 | Barbara Gallani
Stretch out in your office without attracting too much attention from your co-workers, or for those who are chair-bound or recovering from injury. Variations of the sun salutations whilst seated followed by neck and shoulder releases. Release tension in the side body with these subtle movements, self massage, and twists for you to learn so you can practice some secret or sneaky stretches at work. Feel grounded and energised during your work place, even if you don't have space to roll out a mat or if coming to a yoga mat isn't available to you.
Eight Minute Meditation
08:05 | Alexander Filmer-Lorch
This short, easy meditation will keep you centred, especially for when you're feeling a bit overwhelmed, and can be practiced at your desk at work in a chair, so you're ready to continue with your day. Deceptively simple, this 8 minute meditation will be the game-changer for your day! Thanks to Flow Tunbridge Wells for providing this beautiful location for filming.
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08:55 | Kristi Rodelli
A short class for helping with any wrist issues including carpal tunnel syndrome, RSI as well as simply increasing flexibility around the wrist joint. This class is seated and can be done at your desk or anytime to keep strength, release and flexibility around the wrist joints.
Yoga for Desk-Bound Backs
18:29 | Lucy McCarthy
This gentle, hatha class gives the back and neck some simple releases for those of us who have been stuck at a desk, on a train, plane or behind the wheel all day. You will find that you have new, oxygenated bloodflow to the spine and feel a million times better after these simple poses. You may need a block.
Yoga for Desk-Bound Backs 2
18:30 | Lucy McCarthy
This class focuses on releasing tension often held in the shoulders if we sit at a desk for prolonged periods as well as unravelling tension held in the hips, another frequently tight area for those desk jockeys out there. Great for unwinding the effects of prolonged sitting. This class is great to take as a break in the course of the day, or at the end of the day. You will need a strap.
After work - Energiser
16:48 | Lucy McCarthy
This is the perfect class if you’ve been sat at a desk all day and want to move off the day. Lucy leads a nice simple practice to release the shoulders, spine and hips.
After work: Release & restore
23:05 | Lucy McCarthy
This wonderful nurturing practice introduces the idea of restorative practice ”“ constructive rest - often the very best thing to do after a hard day at work. Lucy guides a practice using the support of blankets and cushions and finishes with the legs against the wall ”“ the most effective poses to rest the body and settle the mind.