The Shoulder Shrug

The shoulderrotation is another pose which can be practiced anywhere and at any time.

It strengthens and aligns the shoulder region while releasing tension and increasing the circulation to the shoulder joint, which is a ball and socket joint. It also aids in strengthening the abdominal and lumber region as you look to form a solid base.

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Instruction Table

Align yourself in mountain pose.

Continuing with your smooth

flowing breath

As you inhale, lift your shoulders to your ear lobes, keeping the head erect and soft.

As you exhale, rotate the shoulders around by pushing up out of the chest and squeezing the shoulder blades together, rotating them in a full circle.

Back down into mountain pose Repeat 3 more times