Release upper body and neck tension with a few minutes of mindful movement. Follow along with the video, taking time to pause as needed for enough time in each stretch. Or, follow the stretches as listed below. This quick stretching routine can be done while seated in a chair. Great for those working all week at a desk.
While seated in a sturdy chair:
- Side neck stretch done by gently pulling top of head with left arm toward left shoulder, right arm out to side
- Rotate head down while still tipped to side in order to stretch into back of neck as well
- Repeat to right side
- Turn head to look over right shoulder and take 1-2 breaths
- Repeat on left side
- Lift shoulders up toward ears and quickly drop them, repeat 2 more times
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Addie Kelzer is a certified personal trainer and nutrition consultant. She believes that by making fitness and good food practical, her clients will hold the power to positively change their health and the health of those closest to them.