It might sound dramatic, but what you’ll learn in today’s post would’ve saved my hairstyling career twenty years ago.
Doing hair requires holding the arms up—a LOT!
Add to it unconsciously lifting your shoulders with your arms for hours on end while holding a professional-grade blow dryer, brush or scissors, and you get the perfect recipe for chronic neck tension. All of this, for me, became debilitating neck and shoulder pain and muscle spasms.
But you don’t have to be a hairstylist to reap the benefits of the technique I’ll show you today.
- Work at a computer
- Lift things like groceries, children, or weights
- Lift your arms overhead at all
You’ll benefit from today’s post.
When you get the hang of using your arms the way I’ll show you, it will not only help alleviate neck tension but also tone your arms!
As always, after you check out the video, I’d love to know how it goes. Let me know in the comments section below.
With arms up and shoulders down,
PS – If you like what you learn in this video and are curious to know more, check out the sample live class from the PTO Membership over on the Pilates Tonic Online Membership page. It’s near the bottom of the page.
PPS – I’ve packed the PTO Membership full of simple techniques to help you move more often and more intentionally throughout your day. With this program, it is totally, totally possible to regain, improve and maintain mobility, freedom, and ease in your body.
Registration for the Pilates Tonic Online Membership has been extended and will now close this Friday at midnight EDT. If you think you’d benefit from this program, now is the perfect time to give it a try.
You’ll also secure the current price for as long as you remain a member! Meaning, even when the price goes up in the future, you’ll keep the same rate it is right now.