2 Yoga Stretches To Do Every Day

Photo: Lauren Imparato

We know that everyone is crazy busy, but movement is vital to a healthy lifestyle — and who doesn’t have a minute to spare? Each day this week, we’ll share a totally doable yoga sequence from Lauren Imparato, founder of I.AM.You yoga studio in NYC.  If you’re inspired to take your practice to the next level, check out her course: Nourish Your Mind, Body & Soul: A Holistic Yoga Plan For Feeling Your Absolute Best.

These are two essential stretches that are great for everyone, not just yogis. Don't feel embarrassed if you can't touch your toes — flexibility takes practice and this will get easier as you continue to do it.

Lauren Imparato

Founder & CEO, I.AM.YOU.
Lauren Imparato — author of RETOX and one of the "100 Women in Wellness to Watch" and Elle’s "This is 30" — resigned her job as a vice president on the Wall Street trading floors in 2009 to launch I.AM.YOU, a wellness lifestyle company based on yoga, nourishment and music. In NYC and across the globe, she is renowned for her straight up, real approach to wellness and life. Imparato’s yoga classes are known for their attention to anatomy, sweat and tradition within the chaotic modern lives we lead, and are always paired with signature MusicMixes including genres like rock, salsa, jazz, hip hop and more. She has been featured in Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Elle, New York Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Self, The Financial Times, Bloomberg News, CNN and countless others and writes for MindBodyGreen, PositiveMed and her own blog with a social media following of over 250,000. Imparato has led I.AM.YOU. classes for tens of thousands of people in Spain, Cannes Film Festival, Ibiza Opening Weekend and, most recently, all of Times Square and the great lawn of Central Park. She graduated from Princeton University.
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