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Stretches to Keep You Loose While Working From Home

Municipal Training WEBINAR

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Stretches to Keep You Loose While Working From Home


10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


During any normal workday we can experience discomfort from tension and compression due to posture and holding patterns in our bodies.  Add to this the stress of coping with our “new normal” working at home and levels of discomfort can reach new highs. Join us for an hour of movement that can bring you relief throughout your day. 

For the first part of the session, our instructor will demonstrate and ask you to do various poses and movements that can be done individually throughout the workday. This will be followed up with a slow, yoga-based sequence designed to move the spine in a healthy, gentle way. 

No pretzel poses here!  As always, if you have any preexisting conditions that limit your movement then check with your doctor or physical therapist before participating.


  • A bath towel and a hand towel. 
  • A couple sofa pillows or a bed pillow. 
  • A chair nearby like an office chair or dining room chair. 
  • A mat or blanket (i.e. a throw blanket to practice on unless your floor is carpeted)
  • A yoga block or a book or two taped together to measure approximately 10 inches long, 4 inches thick and 6 inches wide. While this prop is not required, it is highly encouraged, as it is extremely helpful for resetting the pelvis and relieving lower back pain.



Brenda Stephens is a 200 hour certified yoga teacher. She came to yoga late in life after a bout with Lyme Disease. Finding the physical practice therapeutic, she then became curious about the practice that extends beyond the mat, so she enrolled in The Abhyasa Yoga Study Institute and received her teacher certification. She believes in a slow, gentle, and mindful approach to yoga. In addition to her 200 hour certification, she is also certified in Restorative Yoga and Unnata Aerial Yoga. 


This webinar will be helpful to anyone whose bodies have felt stress or tension from working at home, during this unusual time. 

HOW TO REGISTER back to top

CLICK HERE to be redirected to GoToWebinar, where attendees can register. 

This webinar is free to attend.

Please contact CCM Training at or call (203) 498-3037.

CCMO back to top

Due to current conditions, CCM is not holding in-person trainings for participants in the CCMO program to earn credit hours. However, CCM would still like to provide opportunities to work toward completion in the program. 

Participants have the opportunity to earn CCMO credit hours by watching and participating in this webinar:

  • Watching this webinar live is good for 1 credit hour of Personal Development.
  • Completing the short quiz that will be sent to attendees following the webinar is good for 2 credit hours of Personal Development. 



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