5 Simple Yoga Poses You Can Do At Your Desk

Originally Published in Mind Body Green by Jen Kluczkowski

Notice the position of your body right now. Are you slumped over in a chair? Are your shoulders collapsing in towards each other? Is your neck tilted down? If you’re sitting at your desk, chances are high you answered yes to all. This body posture literally closes off our centers for communication and intuition.

The video below offers five simple yoga pose modifications we can do in the office to open up the heart and throat, allowing us to tap into authentic expression. We don’t need a yoga mat, or even yoga clothes to do them. We just commit to practice regularly, breathe deeply, listen carefully, and choose words wisely.

Yogis have been using and sharing these time-tested strategies for thousands of years to improve communication. Now, business leaders are following their lead … and seeing the results at work and in life.