Do you feel you have a lot of work to do and there isn’t any time for yoga exercises or your well being? All things considered, reconsider if you don’t have sufficient energy, yoga is simply a good fit for you! Puzzled? Can’t figure how to do yoga in your busy schedule? Don’t worry; you are not the only one. So, for all those busy working professionals here is a super fast yoga routine which will be blissful experience.
A 10 minute yoga exercise for working professionals from zoojoo be!

 

1. Downward Facing Dog

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Sanskrit name of Downward Facing Dog: Adho Mukha Svanasana
Benefits: Strengthens abdominal muscles and tones hands and feet.
How to do it: Downward Facing Dog brings oxygenated blood to your whole body, leaving you feeling energized and refreshed. Keep your hands on the floor, sit up on your knees, and then press back into Downward Facing Dog. Spread your fingers wide and straighten your legs lowering your heels toward the ground. Keep your head between your arms, and look through your legs or up toward your belly button. Hold for 10 breaths.

2. Child’s Pose

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Sanskrit name of Child’s Pose: Bakasana
Benefits: Stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles. Gives you relief from back and neck pain.
How to do it: Fall down to your knees, take deep breaths, take your head to touch the ground,and relax in a long and luxurious Child’s Pose. Try to keep  your arms back behind you and rest your forehead on your mat. This will offer a big stretch to tense shoulders as well as give relief to your lower back.

 

3. Legs up the Wall

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Sanskrit name of Legs up the Wall: Viparita Karani
Benefits: Relieves tired leg muscles & gives you the benefit of inversion without effort.
How to do it: Lie down on your yoga mat a couple of inches away from a wall. Rest your shoulders and your lower back  on the yoga mat and close your eyes. Move your legs up the wall  perpendicular to your body and make sure that your lower back is an extremely comfortable state. Continue lying down like this with your legs up for 10 minutes.

4. Warrior II

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Sanskrit name of Warrior II: Virabhadrasana
Benefits: Not only stretches but also strengthens your legs and ankles.
How to do it: Spread your feet wide across the mat and turn your left foot outward by 90 degrees keeping it parallel to the ground. Stretch your hands away from you while keeping your palm facing down.Stare at your finger tips for a brief minute. Relax your shoulders down and back, pressing the chest forward. Inhale and exhale for 3-6 breaths and then change the position, alternating between the left and the right foot.

5. Bridge Pose

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Sanskrit name of Bridge Pose: Setu bhandhasana
Benefits: Strengthens your chest, neck, and spine
How to do it: This full body inversion bridge pose is great for your muscular strength. Sleep flat on the mat with your arms at the side. Roll your legs towards yourself such that your knees go up your feet is pressed against the floor. Lift your hips slowly while holding your hands under your lower back for support. Bring your chest to your chin and you can also keep a thin pillow under your head to avoid any strain to your neck.

We hope this 10 minute yoga exercise for you busy bees will help you ease out that muscular pain in your body.

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