Working long hours at the computer can cause the body stiff and sore. Yudhi Widyantoro, yoga instructors from Yoga House, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta. This is caused by the body’s reaction to the energy blockages that occur in it. Although relatively normal, this reaction should immediately be controlled so as not to cause prolonged physical pain.
One alternative is to do a simple yoga movements, which you can practice immediately while still sitting in the office chair. Just 10 minutes! Once finished practice, guaranteed immediate effect you will feel refreshed. Movement steps are as follows:
Flexing hands and feet
Sit upright but relaxed back in his chair, and open legs hip width apart. Next, lift both legs up as high as thigh and both arms parallel to the shoulder. Then turn both ankles and hands slowly clockwise taking a deep breath through your nose, out the mouth. Repeat 5 times. After that, do the movement in the opposite direction.
Relaxes muscles throughout the body
Sit upright but relaxed back in his chair, and open legs hip width apart. Breathe deeply through your nose, then exhale slowly through the mouth while bending the body, from the waist upwards, downwards with your head between the legs. Hold this position for 8-10 breaths, then return to starting position.
Increase blood flow
Sit upright but relaxed back in his chair, and open legs hip width apart. Breathe deeply through your nose while rotating the body from the waist up slowly, 45 degrees to the left (left hand holding the back of a chair). Next, exhale slowly through the mouth. Hold this position for 8-10 breaths slowly through your nose, then remove it through the mouth. Then back to the starting position. Repeat this movement in the opposite direction.
Relax the pressure on the shoulders and back
Sit upright but relaxed leaning on a chair, and open legs hip width apart. Raise your left hand, then folding the elbow and place the left hand behind the head (right hand served to tighten the pull of the left elbow). Hold this position for 8-10 breaths slowly through your nose, then remove it through the mouth. Perform the same movement on the left hand. Repeat this exercise 2-3 times on each hand.