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Author Blaine, Sandy.

Title Yoga for computer users : healthy necks, shoulders, wrists, and hands in the postmodern age / Sandy Blaine.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Berkeley, Calif. : Rodmell Press, [2008]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  613.7046 BLA    AVAILABLE
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Description 128 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Rodmell Press yoga shorts.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [120]-121) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Moving forward: the human body in the technological age -- Necessary steps and changes -- How yoga can help -- A healthy musculoskeletal system -- Chairs and the human back -- RSI: what and why -- The physiological effects of stress -- How to use this book -- Pt. 2. Desktop yoga -- Take a break! Balancing practice with computer time -- Practicing at work: issues and suggestions -- The poses: take a break from your computer -- Seated posture -- Seated mountain pose with basic arm stretch -- Reverse prayer pose -- Seated eagle pose -- Seated cow pose -- Seated back bend pose -- Seated twist pose -- Seated thread-the-needle -- Standing forward bend pose -- Seated forward bend pose -- Seated neck stretches -- Seated lion pose -- Chair dog pose -- Inverted legs relaxation pose -- Breathing awareness and meditation -- Pt. 3. Computer-free yoga -- Dedicated yoga practice for people who spend long hours at their computers -- More poses: away from the computer -- Standing side-stretch pose -- Supported spine-stretch pose -- Supported shoulder-stretch pose -- Downward-facing dog pose -- Gentle sleeping yogi pose -- Reclining twist pose -- Bound angle pose -- Letting go pose -- Pt. 4. Putting the poses together -- Yoga practice guidelines -- Cautions and working with injuries -- Optimizing benefits -- Yoga practice sequences -- Making space -- Take a break -- Working yogi -- Energizing practice -- Evening transition -- Pt. 5. Everyday yoga -- Yoga throughout the day -- Daily mindfulness practices for stress reduction and a healthy immune system.
Subject Hatha yoga -- Therapeutic use.
Computer users -- Health and hygiene.
Overuse injuries -- Prevention.
ISBN 9781930485198 (pbk.)
1930485190 (pbk.)
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