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POSES FOR NECK PAIN

These are the poses you need to alleviate neck pain—to release tension in the upper back and neck, open up the chest, increase mobility in the neck, shoulders and thoracic spine, and strengthen the muscles that stabilise the shoulder blades. You can read more about the causes and effects of this issue in the Articles.

Cat Pose
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Cat Pose

Cat pose improves spinal mobility, stretches the upper back and shoulders, alleviates neck pain and relieves stress and tension.

Cow Pose
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Cow Pose

Cow pose is a beginner backbend that is great for increasing t-spine mobility and relieving pain in the neck and in between the shoulder blades.

Child's Pose
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Child’s Pose

Child's pose is the ultimate restorative, pain-relieving yoga pose. You can take it any time, in your practice, you need to take a break.

Ragdoll
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Ragdoll

Ragdoll releases tension at the lower back and stretches the calves and hamstrings. You can bend your knees as much as you need to.

Reclining Sidebend
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Reclining Sidebend

Reclining Sidebend is a restorative pose that stretches the entire length of the side body—especially the obliques, intercostals and shoulders.

Reclining Spinal Twist
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Reclining Spinal Twist

Reclining Spinal Twist is a key pose for athletes that can help to alleviate lower back pain, neck pain and pain in between the shoulder blades.

Seated Sidebend
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Seated Sidebend

Seated Sidebend is a beginner pose that opens up the hips, improves spinal mobility and stretches the obliques, lats and shoulders.

Half Spinal Twist
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Half Spinal Twist

Half Spinal Twist stretches the TFL, glutes, abs, obliques, back, chest, shoulders and neck and improves spinal mobility.

Seated Twist
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Seated Twist

Seated Twist is a gentle spinal twist that opens up the hips and stretches the chest, shoulders, upper and lower back. It's great for your posture.

Snake Pose
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Snake Pose

Snake pose strengthens the mid back, lower back and glutes and opens up the chest and shoulders. It's a great pose to improve posture.

Thread-The-Needle Pose
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Thread-The-Needle

Thread-The-Needle pose is a beginner twist that increases spinal mobility and can help to alleviate pain in between the shoulder blades.