Whether you always hit traffic during your morning commute or are planning a trip soon, sitting in the same position for extended periods of time can often contribute to our overall stress as well as tension in our backs and necks. In the office, sitting at our desk for hours is also a major contributing factor to additional pain and discomfort. With this in mind and with road trip season right around the corner, we thought we’d give you some easy ideas to include a little bit of movement during your commute or trip.
When it comes to sitting on a plane, car or desk, doing yoga is often not the first thing that comes to mind—especially if you’re not practicing yoga on a regular basis. However, there are many great beginner poses you can do almost anywhere to help your body relax and clear your mind. Below is a collection of yoga poses you can try next time you’re feeling stressed or sore. These are perfect to try out in your seat whether at the office or car, when you reach a rest area or at your hotel. They’re great to help stretch, relax your muscles and release any tension.
In addition to the physical benefits of yoga, these poses will help reset your mind and allow it to take a restful break, no matter how short. Whether you’re an expert or beginner, these are sure to make vast improvements during any extended commute.