8 Heavenly Stretches You Can Do From an Airplane Seat, No Legroom Necessary

Danielle Acoff is a professional dancer, model, actress, and yoga instructor with a passion for holistic health. She has worked in entertainment for 12 years and uses yoga, meditation, and her love of all things movement to keep her balanced in a high-pressure industry. Keep an eye out for her articles about everything from self-care to developing a home practice.

I think we can all agree that travel is one of the best gifts you can give yourself—regardless if you’re an avid traveler or indulge in the occasional vacation. I think we can also agree that sitting in a cramped seat for hours on end can leave you feeling stiff and sluggish. But if you don’t want to be that person doing Warrior 2 in the aisle, there are some simple stretches you can do from the (dis)comfort of your seat to keep your blood flowing, to de-stress, and to make your time in the sky (or on the road) more tolerable. Below find some of my favorite in-seat stretches that I swear by on every flight.