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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-Cow mobilises the spine.
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Cat

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

Cow is a beginner backbend.
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Cow

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.

Seated Twist reduces stiffness in the neck and shoulders.
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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 is a great chest opener.
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Snake

Snake pose is a great postural counterpose that strengthens the mid back, lower back and glutes and opens up the chest and shoulders.

Thread-The-Needle is a beginner twist.
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Thread-The-Needle

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