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Spine Exercises -- Stage 5

Balance rotational spine mobility Part II

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Caution: It is strongly recommended that you perform all of the breathing, organ, and hip exercises before you attempt this Spine Exercise.

Purpose: To learn how to mobilize and balance the rotational movement of each spine segment.

Schedule: Perform Spine Exercise Stages 4 and 5 together in one session.

Start: Begin by sitting upright with both feet flat on the floor.

Step 1: Place your left and right hands as follows:

Left Hand: ‘vertical’ and resting on your pubic bone.
Right Hand: palm down and resting on your abdomen, just above the left hand.

Step 2: Raise your spine such that the distraction causes your right and left hands to separate, and HOLD this position.

Step 3: Focus on rotating the spine segments under your hands to the right and to the left 5 times.