Just do the twist!

We’ve all heard spinal twists are good for us, but why? The obliques are crucial for our postural support, and they are often neglected, particularly if we spend most of our time seated in a stationary position (ahem…perhaps in front of a computer screen?). But the obliques never have a chance to create a spinal twist if we are using our arms to pull ourselves into the rotation. Using the arms in this way is a cue you might hear often in yoga classes, but we’d like to invite you to try something a little different, and notice the effect on the obliques and on your spine. The arms do have a role, and believe it or not, so do the eyes!

Try out this exploration of a simple spinal twist, and surprise yourself with how good you can feel! You can do this one right at your desk…

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