Posts Tagged "low back stretch"

Quick Tip: Want to create more space in the low back?

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Want to create more space in the low back?

Relief from pain often comes with a sense of freedom in the body. Many of you seek us out when feeling tight and compressed, and are amazed at how our bodywork can facilitate more length and openness. Still, it can be tricky to maintain that feeling in your daily life! And whether you’re training hard, sitting for long days at a desk, or just living in gravity — compression in the low back is particularly common. This week’s Quick Tip from the archive is a great Active Isolated Stretch (AIS) that invites you to reach out of the hips and create length in the low back and...

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Quick Tip: Do you want to fight gravity?

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you want to fight gravity?

  Do you think you're too busy to stretch? Even when you don't have a real chunk of time in your day, remember how big a difference a few stretches throughout the day can make — whether you're at the desk, getting off a plane, or slugging through a long commute. In this week's Quick Tip, Jenny demonstrates a really fast way to counteract (some of) the force of gravity pushing down on your ribs, spine, and hips. Use it to get into those hard-to-reach lateral areas of the low back and, depending on the placement of your feet, into your hips and legs,...

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Quick Tip: Looking to increase your lateral mobility?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Community Workshop, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Looking to increase your lateral mobility?

Now that your forearms are all taken care of, let’s stretch out those sides and get you moving around your home or office with ease. A stiff low back and rib cage can make sitting at a desk, playing with your kids, or even breathing that much more uncomfortable. Check out this week’s quick tip to learn how you can get yourself all loosened up and breathing deeper! Also, if you are looking for a great way to reset your body and start the new year fresh, sign-up for the Juice Shop Cleanse workshop taking place tonight, Wednesday 1/13, at 6 p.m.

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