Shoulder Opening Practice - The Sankalpa Project

Shoulder Opening Practice

If you've got tight shoulders and want strong arms your going to want to bookmark these for later.⠀ ⠀These stretches help really  and release the shoulders and strengthen the arms.⠀
Hold each pose for 5 breaths⠀
⭐️ Eagle Arms - stretches the upper back reeeeeeally nice. (It was a #poseoftheweek, so look back for instructions for the pose)⠀ ⭐️ Side Stretch with active arms - grab opposite elbows and pull the arms away from the head as you tilt slightly to the left and right.⠀ ⭐️ Extended arm stretch - grab your wrist with the opposite hand and drag the arm across the body. You'll feel this right in the shoulder joint⠀
⭐️Thread the needle - this move opens the chest and releases tension in the shoulder. (Also a poseoftheweek if you want cues)
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