Chair Yoga: 12 Easy Relaxation Exercises to Do at Your Desk

Yogaübungen auf dem Stuhl

So, are you starting to experience pain in your neck, shoulders, and back from sitting too much? It’s time for some yoga exercises to help you relax. Whether it’s between meetings or in the evening after a long day at your desk, 9 minutes of chair yoga is enough to loosen up your muscles and release tension. Why not give it a try right now? 

Workout Video: 12 Chair Yoga Exercises 

We’ve put together a short yoga workout you can do while sitting that will relax your upper back and neck muscles:

  • Duration: 9 minutes
  • Number of exercises: 12
  • What you need: a chair

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Julia Denner Julia is a dietician and sports nutritionist. Before she began her position as Communications Specialist at Runtastic, she spent several years working as a dietician in the surgical department at Vienna General Hospital. Julia is passionate about inspiring others to eat a healthy, balanced diet. View all posts by Julia Denner