Plug into this power source: The move flexes the major muscle groups in your legs and core, and activating them can release feel-good endorphins. Stand with your feet together and bend your knees deeply as if sitting in a chair. Reach your fingers toward the ceiling, squeeze your arms by your ears, and take up to 10 deep breaths.
Sources: Christine Chen, author of Happy-Go-Yoga; Kathryn Budig, creator of Aim True Yoga; David Vendetti, a yoga instructor; Larissa Hall Carlson, a mindfulliving teacher; Alanna Zabel, creator of Yoga Barre; Perry Meltzer, Psy.D., a psychologist at Manhattan Mind
Health & Wellness in New York City; Sara Gottfriend, M.D., author of Women, Food, and Hormones; Joanne Cesiro, a physical therapist and clinical assistant professor at Stony Brook University; Fiona Gupta, M.D., a neurologist at Mount Sinai Hospital