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Desk Delights: Yoga bites to motivate, revitalise and restore.

At a desk or sat in a chair for long periods of time?

Feeling stiff and tense, and finding it hard to focus?


Its a hard and fast reality for many.

Utilising means and methods to stay physically active during the workday can impact both physical and mental health.

Incorporating nutritious movement and yoga into your workday routine can help to revitalise mind and body, improve focus, attention and comfort.

Motion is Lotion peeps!

Movement is nutrition and soul tonic for your body and brain.


And the beauty is it doesn't require big changes or tall orders.

Nope, just a new perspective, a fresh eye of awareness and an accountability buddy or means to stay measured in our methods.

Hydration for the Nation

When we expand and contract its a like a wee hydration dance party for our cells and tissues, like squeezing some lemon in your drink.


Rethinking your position, Flipping your perspective is a sweet tonic for tension, like adding a skylight in your attic, we catch a sweet breeze of breath! We air-ate, spring clean and blow off the cobwebs.

These methods help set up the circumstance, to deliver a soothing hug to our nervous system.


Forget what they told you at school - It’s super Cool and Smart to

Wriggle, twist, reaching, change your position!


Here are some simple movement snacks to try in your working day.

QUICK MOVEMENT SNACKS

To hydrate and nourish mind and body.


RETHINK YOUR POSITION - aka change it up. Different surface heights, untuck your tail (aka avoid bucket seats where you round through the lower back).

  1. TWIST & CROSS BODY MOVES BABY! Stretch across to grab your pen, twist your torso…. Twists a great squeeze and tone for the organ systems. cross patterning is great for the brain health, coordination and core activation.

  2. LETS GO ROUND AGAIN - Pelvic Circling, spirals, to optimise mobility and relieve stiffness in hips, pelvis, low back - rhythmical action has calming effect for mind. 8-10 circles rep. Opp way.

  3. EYE DISCO & SHOULDER FLOSS - strengthen eye muscles work gaze round an imaginary clock face. Frame arms, hold opposite elbows and floss up & down with breath. 8 Reps rep. Opp. Forearm in front.

  4. LEG ORIGAMI TWIST AGAIN - Bend one knee, foot rests to inner line of leg. Twist to bent knee sit tall. 5breaths. Swap sides.

  5. HIP HYDRATOR - hold a chair/table/sofa and bend knees drawing one knee in front of you and other out to side and swap a few times to mobilise hips. BRAIN FOG BLASTER stand bend knees, long spine, head parallel or lower than heart. hold chair, desk lengthen one and bend other leg rock side to side push off bent leg foot and squeeze inner thigh of straight leg to activate as move side to side.

  6. STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN - Roll up slowly chin to chest. Repeat a few rolls down and up to mobilise spine

  7. HYDRATION FOR THE NATION - standing swing arms side to side a few rounds then take arms higher as feel sensation move up back.


RINSE AND REPEAT PARTS OR WHOLE ROUTINE A FEW TIMES IN YOUR DAY ! X


Hydration for the Nation

When we expand and contract its a like a wee hydration dance party for our cells and tissues, like squeezing some lemon in your drink.


Rethinking your position, Flipping your perspective is a sweet tonic for tension, like adding a skylight in your attic, we catch a sweet breeze of breath! We air-ate, spring clean and blow off the cobwebs. It provides the

These methods help set up the circumstance, to deliver a soothing hug to our nervous system.


These practices are easy to incorporate into your workday routine and can help you feel more relaxed and focused. By taking a few minutes to move and stretch, you'll improve your circulation, reduce tension, and boost your energy levels.

Remember, yoga is not just about physical movement; it's also about mindfulness and inner peace. Take a few deep breaths throughout the day to help you stay grounded and focused. Focus on the present moment and let go of any distractions or worries.


Incorporating yoga into your workday routine can help you feel more relaxed, focused, and energized. Try these simple desk yoga practices to revitalize your mind and body while at work. Remember to breathe deeply, stay present, and let go of any distractions. Your mind and body will thank you!

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