Why We Should Avoid Saying and Doing "Shoulders Back and Down"


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.

About the Teacher

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Sarah Garden
Hi, friends! I’m Sarah Garden, and I am a yoga therapist with an interest in treating chronic pain and... Read more