Side Bending Stretch Seated

      1. sound

  • Sit tall on a firm chair without touching the back rest
  • Inhale and lengthen the crown of your head up towards the ceiling
  • Float one arm up towards the ceiling whilst keeping the shoulder blade down
  • Place your other hand around the seat of your chair
  • Inhale once more and imagine that you increase the space between your ribs
  • Upon exhalation curve your torso to the side
  • Continue to lengthen while you gradually increase the curve
  • Stabilise yourself with the hand that is wrapped around the seat of your chair
  • Feel the stretch strongly through the side of your torso
  • Avoid turning by facing the chest and eyes directly forward
  • Hold
  • Repeat on the other side

Warm Up: 20 seconds

Main Stretch: 30 to 40 seconds

Repetitions: 2x daily