Hello again Mind-Body students! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!
We are closing in on the end of the year here, and only have three "stationary" body marker stretches left. Once we complete those today, there will be another three blogs on some moving variations for these body markers. Then, the final blog of 2017 will be the series blog for all 9 flexibility body markers, stationary and moving. After that we have our holiday break for a few weeks. Time flies!
Body Marker #7: Shoulders
The shoulder is an incredibly complex joint, with lots and lots of soft tissue around it that can become stiff and frozen for many reasons. Because of this, we like to do 4 different postures of stretches that enables you to stretch the joint in every direction. Use a belt or a rope if you need help maintaining the stretch! Remember, 80% effort!
Body Marker #8: Neck
Modern day life creates a huge amount of stress on our neck, with desk jobs, computer use, cell phones, driving, and more. I developed these three postures for the neck to help free it from the soft tissue strain it can experience on a daily basis.
Body Marker #9: The Wrists
You may not think they are that important to stretch, but think about it! We use our wrists for just about everything we do. If you allow your forearm and hand muscles and tissue to freeze around your wrist, you will not only find it harder to do daily tasks, but you will experience a lot of pain as well. Don't let that happen: use this simple stretch to release tension in the wrist. You can do it sitting, or standing while using a wall.
And that's it for the stationary body markers for flexibility! We'll see you all again next week!
Happy stretching, deep breathing, empty your mind, strengthen your energetic system, and evoke your spirit!
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