HEALTHY LIVING
05/28/2014 08:30 am ET | Updated May 29, 2014

5 Yoga Poses To Get You Through Your Midday Slump At Work

We know we're not the first ones to tell you this, but: Your desk job might be hurting your health.

Shocking, no? Well, not really. Over the past few years, headlines have touted studies suggesting that sitting for hours on end can increase the risk of everything from certain types of cancers to physical disabilities to diabetes.

A great way to counter all of these deleterious effects is to get up and do some yoga just when you feel your midday slump setting in. Nicole Lynne Hooley, a New York-based yoga instructor, showed us five poses that you can do right at your desk.

Watch the video above for five yoga poses to get you through your midday slump at work. And don't forget to check out The Huffington Post on Vimeo for more yoga videos!

Producer: Rebecca Adams
Videographer/Editor: Amber Genuske
Art Director: Noelle Campbell
Instructor: Nicole Lynne Hooley
Music: Summer Heart

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