Posts Tagged "shoulder"

Quick Tip: Do you know how to relax your shoulders?

Posted by on Jun 9, 2016 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Do you know how to relax your shoulders?

  Now that your neck is moving easier from last week’s lateral neck stretch, this week Jenny shows you a shoulder shrug exercise to further release all the tension you accumulate in your upper body throughout a busy day. The next time you are rushing to meet a deadline, starting to gas out during a workout, or stressed out from your day, this exercise will help you roll back your shoulders, breathe deeper, and just relax. This is great for desk workers, cyclists, runners, and anyone else who notices their shoulders creeping forwards and upwards when they get tense!

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Quick Tip: Loosening Shoulder Tension

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Loosening Shoulder Tension

It’s amazing how much a quick time out for breathing and stretching can help alleviate stress! Job, money, kids, car, travel, diet… all of these stressors can cause our muscles – especially the ones in our neck and shoulders – to get wound up and painful. This week, Psoas therapist Ryan Saldivar brings us some simple exercises that can help ease tension and help with overall relaxation. Check it out! The key to these exercises is to relax and breathe deeply. Try them at your desk or anywhere you are that you feel stress and tension creeping up on you. Then relax and...

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Quick Tip: Loosening the Hands and Forearms

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Loosening the Hands and Forearms

Do you ever take a moment to just breathe? Stop everything you’re doing in this moment and appreciate the mechanical rhythm of your breath. Relaxing, right?! At Psoas, we understand firsthand that life can get a little chaotic. I know, I know… it might seem like we only talk about muscles, but we also understand the importance of strengthening your mental clarity.This week’s Quick Tip is with Psoas therapist Ryan Salidivar. Take a few minutes to practice loosening your hands and forearms with him, and don’t forget to listen to his breathing cues…I promise, it...

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Quick Tip: Shoulder & Neck Flexibility

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Stretches

Quick Tip: Shoulder & Neck Flexibility

Have you met Ryan Saldivar yet? He’s been at Psoas since December. He’s a Jack of all trades, yet a master at many. Bodywork and Yoga, being the two that we’ll focus on here. His experience as a Yoga instructor has been so helpful to Psoas clients that we’ve decided to feature his movement sets here in our Quick Tip section. You’ll be seeing a lot of him, and a couple of our other therapists over the next couple of months. Check it out and let us know what you think. Shoulder & Neck Flexibility Movement Set These stretches are good for everyone, but...

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Quick Tip: Shoulder Stability @ Planet Granite

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Exercises

Quick Tip: Shoulder Stability @ Planet Granite

This week is another Quick Tip that was filmed at Planet Granite and it is the final part of a three-part series that aims to give rock climbers (although these are good for everyone,) a few exercises to improve your performance. Check it out and let us know what you think! Who needs this exercise? Rock climbers especially, but this could benefit mostly anyone. This shouldn’t be painful, it should only be mildly challenging. If you are experiencing any pain, please give us a...

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