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Arms behind head stretch

***Opens Throat (4th) and Heart (5th) Chakras

Sitting cross-legged position reach both arms above head, fingers clasped palms turned upward, stretch arms. Unclasp fingers, bring both arms behind head reaching for the shoulder blades, right hand reaches for left shoulder and left hand reaching for right shoulder. Straighten back and neck, stretch arms.

Benefits:

-strengthens back

-stretches arms

-expands chest

-strengthens neck

-expands lungs

 

Revised: 12/27/2010

Bibliography

Buddhist Doctrines

***CAUTION: please consult with your doctor before beginning a new Yoga exercise program***

Colleen Rawn-Boicey

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