Long sit position, legs slightly abducted, neutral pelvis spine head arms outstretch away from body
Inhale to prepare. exhale as you rotate the torso (ribs shoulder head neck and eyes) to the right. pull the abdominals and pelvic floor in and up , pull the left ribs around to the right hip and reach the top of the head to the ceiling. inhale as you return to face the front. exhale and rotate to the other side. maintain equal weight on both ischium throughout this movement.
knees bent seated on box vary breath pattern for increased stretch.
axial elongation thoracic mobility integration of ribs with pelvis
Loss of axial length
Either ischium lifting off the mat
Pelvis rotating instead of spine.
Stretching and activating obliques; stretching thoracolumbar fascia, deep abdominals
Back pain, scoliosis, general stiffness
Controlled, gentle mobilisation spine → postural correction and education;