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23/06/2016 10:00 PM AEST | Updated 15/07/2016 12:54 PM AEST

Release Back Tension With These Basic Standing Yoga Poses

Undo the damage of sitting all day.

A yoga instructor poses with her hands together.
Heath Korvola
A yoga instructor poses with her hands together.


Stand up to shake it out.


In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Vytas Baskauskas shares a few simple standing postures that will help you undo the damage of sitting and slumping all day. The moves are designed to release back and leg tightness. If you're a beginner, they're also the perfect way to teach yourself the basics of a yoga practice.


Give the sequence a try after a long day at the office and feel your muscles release. Your desk has nothing on these moves.


Find more yoga teachings at Udaya.com.

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