✨Strengthen your back✨ ~ . All of these poses are great for beginners, to warm up backbends, for lower back pain, for posture, to support your spine, for injury prevention, etc etc - the list goes on 🙂 Having a strong core encompasses the back muscles 💪 ~ . • Cat & Cow - warm up the spine - • Low plank - one of my favorites to warm up shoulders, abs , and back muscles • Dolphin - extend through shoulders and walk feet up • Low Cobra - get light in the hands and lift them off the ground - • ...
MUSCLE IMBALANCE #3: Finally, is your head directly above your hips? Or does it jut out in front of your shoulders? If so, make a note that you have Forward Head and Neck Syndrome. It looks like this: Forward Head and Neck If you see any of these three in the mirror, well, now you know exactly what is causing your chronic pain.
Levator Scap Stretch... really important! A common manifestation of stress is that we hunch our shoulders, which shortens this muscle. To do this stretch, pretend you are smelling your armpit (you can apply extra force using your hand, but you want it to be just a taut, pulling feeling, not painful). Hold this for 15-20 seconds, take a 5 second break and repeat the stretch.