on the shoulder joints and shoulder blades
coordinated with the movement
5 times in each direction
Stand with legs slightly apart. Place the fingertips on the shoulders and make large circling movements with the elbows. > Inhaling move the elbows backwards in a half circle. > Exhaling continue the circling movement forwards until the elbows touch each other. > Make 5 circling movements forwards and 5 circling movements backwards. Lower the arms and return to the starting position.
Prevents a rounded back. Relaxes and stretches the muscles of the shoulders and strengthens the muscles across the front of the chest. Deepens the breath and promotes mobility of the shoulder joints.
Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Relax Shoulders and Increase Shoulder Mobility