How Holding Just One Yoga Pose Can Ease Your Stress

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Welcome to the Daily Distance, a new daily series from the creators of #WeGotGoals. In these short episodes, we’re bringing you one daily goal you can set for yourself during this chaotic time- one actionable thing you can do to move your body, connect with a friend, prioritize your mental health, get some work done, and practice a little bit of self-care. 

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Meredith LeJeune is a PR powerhouseand a yoga instructor to boot. With twins and a newborn in her house, she knows the value of a minute—which is why her recommendation is to do just one asana (or pose) when you need a little yoga but don’t have time for a full flow. We talk more about which poses she especially recommends, whether her kids are into yoga, how yoga helped her transition into working for herself, and more.

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About Kristen Geil

A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Kristen moved to Chicago in 2011 and received her MA in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse from DePaul while trying to maintain her southern accent. Kristen grew up playing sports, and since moving to Chicago, she’s fallen in love with the lakefront running path and the lively group fitness scene. Now, as a currently retired marathoner and sweat junkie, you can usually find her trying new workouts around the city and meticulously crafting Instagram-friendly smoothie bowls. Kristen came on to A Sweat Life full-time in 2018 as Editor-in-Chief, and she spends her days managing writers, building content strategy, and fighting for the Oxford comma.