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Stretch and Flex


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Stretch and Flex Exercise #33
Diagonal Reach
  first picture of diagonal reach stretch
  • Sit with your legs crossed
  • Keep a straight back, with your ear, shoulder, and hip lined up
  • Have a slight pelvic tilt
  • Take a deep breath in
  second picture of diagonal reach stretch
  • Exhale as you place your hands on the mat, diagonally across one knee
  • Breathe slowly and deeply, exhaling as you extend the stretch
  third picture of diagonal reach stretch
  • With a straight back extend your hands further forward diagonally
  fourth picture of diagonal reach stretch
  • Round your back extending the hands further forward
  • Bring your elbows down to complete the stretch
  • Continue to breathe slowly and deeply, exhaling as you extend the stretch

 

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