Things I try to do if I’m watching a movie or TV:
- Baddha Konasana (cobbler’s pose)
- Upavistha Konasana (seated wide angle pose)
- Virasana (hero’s pose)
- Eka Pada Supta Virasana (one-legged reclining hero’s pose)
- Any version of sitting on the floor
I’m sure there are more, but I just can’t think of them. The thing about TV yoga is that you aren’t really doing a practice, because your focus is elsewhere, but you can stay in these seated poses for a long time. They’re particularly good for creaky hips.
Upavistha Konasana is my hardest pose. My hips are so tight that it’s a tremendous effort to keep from flipping over backwards, let alone getting my legs wide apart. Watching TV, I prop myself, particularly against the wall with a block between my shoulder blades, so that I can relax into the pose rather than struggle like a drowning fish.