On average, we spend 90,000 hours in our lives at work. We also spend an average of 8.7 hours sitting each day, every day in the Netherlands. A good sitting posture not only ensures a fitter and healthier body, it also provides more oxygen to the brain which makes you more productive. And it helps you to handle (work) stress better. In this article I will discuss some yoga exercises which are especially good for office workers and people who sit a lot during the day.

The effect of having a desk job

Do you regularly have cravings during work? Do you think that exercising after work counteracts the negative effects of  sitting so much? This video shows what happens in the body and brain when you sit for hours and hours.

The benefits of a good posture

Your physical posture is the basis for every movement that the body makes and can determine how well your body adapts to (work) stress. This video explains the benefits of good posture.

Yoga for office workers

Working a lot behind a desk? Are your shoulders, neck and back tense from sitting too long? In this yoga video I will show you which exercises you can do to keep your body fit and healthy throughout the day. And the best part is that you can do these exercises at work while you are behind your desk. Give your body a break and watch this video!

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Esther writes blogs for NiceDay and shars practical and interesting yoga tips and tricks that will truly benefit you. Her goal is to help you use practical yoga for a healthier and happier life. In 2018 Esther was the first yoga teacher that introduced online yoga classes in Europe. You can follow her classes online from any place or on any time you like. Want to know more? Have a look at her live online yoga studio: https://www.100procent-yoga.com/yogalessen/

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