Sitting for prolonged hours—especially in a makeshift home office—can create aches and pains in the body and agitation or stagnation in the mind. Break up a sedentary workday with mindful movements and breath awareness. This sequence addresses tensions in the neck, shoulders, back, hips, legs and feet caused by prolonged sitting. Explore how this practice can help you navigate the rest of your day with more vitality.
Catalina Moraga is co-director of Spirit Loft Movement & Yoga Centre in Toronto, where she teaches yoga, movement and mindfulness practices. Yoga mat provided by Always x Always.
This story was originally published in 2017; updated in 2022