Take A Yoga Break: Tree

Benefits: Promotes better balance and deeper breathing, strengthens standing leg, gently opens hip joints.     Brace your chair against your desk and stand behind chair with feet together or hip width apart. Place one or both hands on top of chair without leaning on it.           Shift body weight to left foot without sticking left hip out. Bend right knee enough to come to tiptoe. Move right knee slightly outward to the side, Continue Reading

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

#WellnessWednesday news

Welcome to the Wellness Wednesday newsletter, where the Take A Yoga Break™ community shares the latest in helpful, health-full news to bring more wellness into your workday, and every day. Take A Yoga Break in Ladies’ Home Journal: TAYB is featured in an article called “Yoga Your Way,” and our founder Suzan Colón was quoted along with yoga luminaries Colleen Saidman Yee of Yoga Shanti and New York yoga instructor Kristin McGee. Look for the Spring 2015 issue of Ladies’ Home Journal Continue Reading

Give the gift of good health for the holidays, and beyond.

This week, Entrepreneur Magazine released their list of 5 Unhealthy Work Habits to Break in 2015. Number one? Sitting all day. As we go into the holidays, some of the gifts you're thinking about getting for yourself, family or friends, coworkers or employees, may be something to improve their health. Going to splurge on that standing desk? Get a gym membership? Or maybe a yoga mat. It's easy to counteract the health dangers of sitting all day, and the solution doesn't require a lot of Continue Reading

News: The Take A Yoga Break app is here!

The only solution to the health dangers of sitting is to get up and move. Now, there's an app for that! Take A Yoga Break is now available on iTunes for iPhone and iPad*. The TAYB app features over 30 yoga-based moves you can do right at your desk, including exercises to relieve eye and neck strain. You can set the timer to remind you to stand up for your health with your favorite TAYB moves. The TAYB app was even featured in Fast Company as one of their Innovation Agents. Big thanks to all Continue Reading