Posts Tagged "wall angel stretch"

Quick Tip: Did you know stretching your pecs can relieve neck and back tension?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Did you know stretching your pecs can relieve neck and back tension?

This week we provide you a compilation of a few different shoulder and pec stretches featured on the Psoasbodywork YouTube channel. The start of the new year brings cold weather and a motivation to work harder, which usually means spending more time hunched over, either in a warm blanket or at our desk. The stretches below can help you relieve some neck or upper back tension that consequently develops, and also have you feeling energized  for your day. Check them out, try them out, and let us know how it goes!  Don't forget that posture balls along with other...

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Quick Tip: Did you know a wall is all you need to stretch your chest?

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Did you know a wall is all you need to stretch your chest?

  This week we continue to work on improving our upper body posture with this back and chest stretch against a wall. Now that your back is feeling stronger from last week’s back strengthening exercises, we can use this wall angel stretch to loosen up those tightened back muscles and further open up our chest. This stretch is important for all of us since our daily routine and movement patterns tend to keep us in a forward leaning, and at times, slouching position. The wall angel stretch improves the health of our superficial back line, which is important to our overall posture....

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