Circle your arms out to each side and then bring your palms together overhead to perform arm stretches.
For information on arm stretches, see page 46.
Arm stretches improve the circulation in your upper body, including your arms, hands, fingers and the area around your heart.
Bend your left elbow and bring your left forearm behind your back, resting the back of your hand in the middle of your back, near your shoulder blades.
Extend your right arm over your head. Then bend your right elbow and clasp the fingers of your left hand with your right hand.
Repeat steps and for your other side and then return to Seated Mountain Pose.
Perform shoulder stretches to relieve tightness in your upper back, shoulders and neck.
For information on shoulder stretches, see page 44.
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