International Yoga Day 2021: Try These 5 Yoga Exercises To Improve Posture While Working From Home

Work from home seemed too wonderful to be true before the pandemic. However, when we had the opportunity to witness it in person, this assumption was shattered. People were obliged to sit and work for lengthy periods of time since they were limited to desk jobs. People gradually began to feel the effects of sedentary work due to a lack of exercise. One of the most common complaints is that people have improper posture. Exercises involving outside or gym activity may not be practical at this time; nevertheless, home-friendly yoga exercises are always an option. Yoga, in addition to improving posture, can bring a variety of other health advantages to the body.

 
Yoga Day: Improve Posture While Working From Home

Yoga For Better Posture

Here are some yoga exercises that will assist you in correcting and aligning your posture:

Bridge Pose

Yoga Day: Improve Posture While Working From Home

Another name for the Bridge Pose is 'Setu Bandha Sarvangasana'. You can perform this position by following these steps:

  • Keep your back straight and lie down on a yoga mat.
  • Place your hands parallel to your body and straight.
  • Raise your knees and lie down in a comfortable position.
  • Lift your hips upward so that your posture is similar to that of a bridge.
  • Return to your starting place and repeat.

Downward Facing Dog Pose

Yoga Day: Improve Posture While Working From Home

Another name for the Downward Facing Dog Pose is 'Adho Mukha Svanasana.' You can perform this position by following these steps:

  • Begin from a plank position and breathe.
  • Lift your hips up so that they are arched outwards and your face is downward.
  • Stretch and hold your body in the same position.
  • Return to your starting point and repeat.

Cobra Pose

Yoga Day: Improve Posture While Working From Home

Another name for the Cobra Pose is 'Bhujangasana.' You can perform this position by following these steps:

  • Lie down on your stomach, straight.
  • Place your palms beneath your shoulders.
  • Pull your chest up and spread your fingers evenly.
  • Hold the pose and breathe while arching it upwards.
  • Revert to your starting position and repeat.

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Plank Pose

Yoga Day: Improve Posture While Working From Home

A plank is a popular exercise that can help with posture as well as muscle strength. You can perform this position by following these steps:

  • On a yoga mat, lie down on your stomach.
  • Place your palms flat on the ground, toes on the mat.
  • Lift yourself upward and hold it.
  • Check that your body is straight and parallel to the ground.
  • Maintain your position for as long as possible.

Shoulder Opener

Yoga Day: Improve Posture While Working From Home

You can perform this position by following these steps:

  • Maintain a straight posture and relax your muscles.
  • Place your palms backward and together.
  • Extend your shoulders and stretch it backwards as much as you can.
  • Return to the starting position and repeat.
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