Sandy Blaine has been practicing yoga since 1987, and has been teaching full time in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1993. In 1995 she graduated from the Advanced Studies Program at The Yoga Room in Berkeley, California, and joined their faculty in 2000. She is a cofounder and codirector of the Alameda Yoga Station, where she teaches public classes. She has been the in-house yoga teacher for Pixar Animation Studios since 1994. Her writing has appeared in Ascent, Yoga International, and Yoga Journal, and she is the author of Yoga for Healthy Knees: What You Need to Know for Pain Prevention and Rehabilitation (Rodmell Press, 2005).
Yoga for Computer Users: Healthy Necks, Shoulders, Wrists, and Hands in the Postmodern Ageby Sandy Blaine
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An ever-increasing number of people depend on computers for both work and entertainment, which means an ever-increasing number of hours spent slumped in a chair and an ever-increasing number of hand, wrist, neck, and shoulder injuries. Yoga for Computer Users offers a new kind of preventive self-care. It contains 23 illustrated poses and exercises, plus breathing and relaxation techniques, that increase circulation and range of motion, prevent injuries to the upper body, improve posture, and avert energy stagnation. They can be performed regardless of age or yoga experience and are combined in sequences ranging from quick five-minute stretching breaks that can be done while at the computer to more intensive 30-minute sessions designed for morning energy and evening relaxation. A special Everyday Yoga” section presents lifestyle tips that help readers learn to alternate mouse hands, strengthen their core, stretch throughout the day, and schedule time for joy.
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