July 10, 2017 — Is sitting really the new smoking? Will a standing desk save your aching back? Sort of…but not entirely. It’s not which position we’re in, but rather how long we stay that way, that can negatively affect our physical, mental and even emotional states. Those of us who spend long days stationed in front of a computer may know too well the day’s end result of stiff muscles, tired eyes, sore joints, and foggy brains. This presentation will provide a basic introduction to biomechanics and ergonomics, and include brief protocols for rest and movement designed to help recharge the mind, body and spirit. Takeaways may include reduced fatigue, clearer thinking, tension relief, and, ultimately, increased productivity.