Want To Boost Focus? Try These 5 Desk-Friendly Yoga Poses
Your day was going well. You were full of energy and checking items off your work to-do list left and right. Then 4 p.m. hits, and you're hit with a wave of exhaustion. You realize that cookie you ate an hour ago led to a massive sugar crash. Your body is achy, you're having a hard time focusing, and you're suddenly in the grouchiest mood ever.
Instead of reaching for a cup of coffee that will keep you up all night, consider this: There are some simple, subtle yoga poses that will fill you with energy, eliminate aches and pains, and put you in a great mood—and you can do all of them at your desk. Below, yogi Jules Hunt demonstrates five of them.
Leigh Weingus is a New York City based freelance journalist and former Senior Relationships Editor at mindbodygreen where she analyzed new research on human behavior, looked at the intersection of wellness and women's empowerment, and took deep dives into the latest sex and relationship trends. She received her bachelor’s in English and Communication from the University of California, Davis. She has written for HuffPost, Glamour, and NBC News, among others, and is a certified yoga instructor.