Take A Yoga Break: Waterskiing

Benefits: Tones thighs, strengthens quadriceps muscles at front of thighs, promotes deeper breathing. Stand and push your chair against your desk. Rest hands lightly on top of the chair back, remembering not to lean on it. Stand arm's length from your chair with feet hip width apart.           Inhale, and as you exhale bend your knees as though you’re about to sit. Go only as low as is comfortable, and breathe at a normal pace.  Inhale and stand, Continue Reading

Sitting is the new smoking–time to Take A Yoga Break.

Sitting is the new smoking. We’re hearing a lot in the media about how sitting for long periods of time – at office desks, in cars as we commute, on the couch at home – is really bad for our health. Most Americans sit for over 6 hours a day, and the effects are scary: increased risk of diabetes, kidney disease, and heart disease; weight gain; and reduced life expectancy. Even if you work out for 30 minutes or more a day, that won’t counteract the adverse effects of longterm sitting. Continue Reading