Stress Relief Exercise

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The Neck Stretch Variation

Neck Stretch Variation Purpose

This exercise is one in a series designed to relieve stress and tension from the middle of your shoulders and the nape of the neck. By contracting and stretching these areas tension is released from the whole body.

Neck Stretch Variation Instructions

Sit up straight. Clasp your hand behind your neck. INHALE Pull your elbows back and look up. Hold for several seconds, then EXHALE and gently lower your head making sure that the spine remains straight. Bring the elbows down and in, try to touch them. Let the weight of your arms pull slightly on the back of the neck. Now INHALE and lift he head and arms up. Look up, with the elbows out and back. This is one set, do three sets.

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