Empowered Self with Mandy Ryle

Movement Snack for Legs and Core

Chair Yoga

Just a quick chair practice to get your blood pumping and your lower body reved up. Sitting all day isn’t the terrible sin that the media would have us believe. It’s just important to get moving for 5-15 minutes every hour or so. This little practice will do perfectly.

Standing Practice for Stronger Legs

Chair Yoga

A quick standing practice to fire up your legs. This practice targets the posterior, anti gravity muscles: calves, hamstrings, glutes and also the quads. These muscles are highly correlated with higher metabolism, so this practice is a great way to rev things up during a day of sitting. 

Chair Yoga – Anti Gravity Practice

Chair Yoga

This accessible practice is a blend of Yoga and strength work using a chair. It’s a great practice if you are new to resistance training but has much to offer the seasoned practitioner as well.

Chair Yin for Travel Aches and Pains

Chair Yin

I’ve chosen the stretches we all crave when we’ve been sitting in a car or airplane, or just during a day of work as well as regulation practices to help you calm your nervous systems to get some perspective or even relief. This practice is a quick and accessible practice that you can do just about anywhere in a chair.

Chair Yoga: Lunges and Twists

Chair Yoga

This is a perfect practice for your lunch break at home or at the office, or if you have some movement issues that make it hard for you to get to the floor. You’ll get your heart pumping and stretch all the right places.