HOW: Begin sitting up tall with your arms crossed. Keeping your head facing forward rotate your body slow and controlled to each direction. Inhale as you come to midline and exhale as you rotate to each side
FEEL: This exercise is designed to improve mobility in the area of your mid back, upper back, and lower neck, termed the thoracic region and cervicothoracic junction (CTJ). You may also a feel a stretch below and behind your shoulders.
COMPENSATION: Do not let your head tilt or rotate. Try performing strict rotation of your upper body versus side-bending, bending forward, or bending backward.