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Desk Therapy

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  •   01 Preview: Recovery

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About The Class

Give your body a restorative break from sitting, standing, bending and hunching

Skill level: Beginner
Classes: 5
Time: 30-45 minutes
Cycle: 5 days

No matter what your hustle looks like, the grind can take a toll on your body and ultimately hamper your creative pursuits. It’s important to take a break from your desk, drafting table, dark room or studio to restore and revitalize your body. Yoga for desk jobs can help limber you up, ease tension and stress, promote greater flexibility, and energize you so you can continue to create for hours at a time. This series of classes focusing on these stretches will help you:

  • Relieve tightness, soreness and tension
  • Increase your mobility and flexibility in areas impacted by long periods of sitting, crouching and hustling
  • Learn therapeutic techniques to rejuvenate your mind and body
  • Improve your creative output

Instructor Dylan Werner grew up in the mountains of Southern California and became interested in fitness, movement, extreme sports, photography and nature at an early age. Dylan travels extensively, teaching at workshops, instructor trainings, festivals and retreats. He has taught more than 400 workshops and events in more than 60 countries. He is passionate about spreading his love for yoga and helping others by sharing his journey. In his yoga for desk jobs class, Dylan will instruct you in:

  • Releasing tightness in the hips, hamstrings, shoulders, neck and back
  • Relaxing mentally and physically after a long day
  • Dynamic stretches, neuro-flossing and static holds

Workout Descriptions:

Recover
This class will show you how to release tension in the chest and upper back, improve the mobility in the shoulders, and open up the leg muscles, which can become extremely tight from long periods of sitting.

Release
This full-body restorative class utilizes neural flossing techniques. This is an incredibly effective restorative technique to alleviate compression in the nerves in the hands, wrists, elbows or shoulders that can come from typing at a computer all day. We’ll also work to release tension in the hips and hamstrings, as well as strengthen the ankles and lower back.

Repair
This full-body repair class will help increase mobility in the wrists, working our way to the shoulders, chest and back before continuing down the body to the hamstrings, hips and ankles.

Revive
These spine lengthening exercises target the spine and gently move it in multiple directions. We’ll work to release tension that can lead to hunching and create space in shoulders and chest to improve posture.

Restore
It’s important to set aside time to actively restore the body and mind after a day of accumulating stress and tension. This class will warm up the body dynamically, getting the blood moving and incorporating some wall yoga poses. 

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Preview: Recovery

    19:31
  2. 02

    How-To Approach This Class

    01:01
  3. 03

    Recover

    41:53
  4. 04

    Release

    42:02
  5. 05

    Repair

    36:19
  6. 06

    Revive

    33:40
  7. 07

    Restore

    31:41

Meet Your Expert

Dylan Werner

Dylan grew up in the mountains of Southern California, where at an early age he was into fitness, movement, extreme sports, and nature. At 18, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served as an aircraft firefighter, and also wrestled for the All-Marine wrestling team. ... read more

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