5 Tips For Perfect Posture When You Sit (Photo)

There's not one perfect way to sit — everyone's body is a little different, so a "perfect" posture will likely vary from person-to-person. Though there are some general rules we all could follow to be a bit kinder to our backs, necks, and shoulders.

We consulted Joan Arnold, a movement professional and practitioner of the Alexander Technique (a practice to rid your body of harmful tension), for a few tips on how we should be sitting (when we're not standing) over here at mindbodygreen. Keep this infographic in mind the next time you catch yourself slouching while answering emails.

Here are a few more mbg-approved posture tips:

Infographic designed by Chloe Bulpin; posture tips provided by Joan Arnold

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