Why We Should Avoid Saying and Doing “Shoulders Back and Down”

with Sarah Garden

Ever had a yoga teacher tell you to pull your shoulder blades back and down? In this short tutorial, Sarah explains why this common cue isn't necessarily the best solution for correcting common postural misalignments (such as forward rounded posture). She also shares practices to help you move toward a more neutral spine, such as a chest-opening reclined pose and therapy ball techniques for releasing your upper chest and shoulders.

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Sarah Garden

Sarah Garden

Sarah Garden is the director of Bodhi Tree Yoga Therapy and co-director of Bodhi Tree Yoga College in Regina, Saskatchewan. She runs busy yoga therapy classes primarily aimed at people suffering from... Read more>>  

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