With hours of sitting at desks, increased use of smaller gadgetry and decreasing activity levels, the neck and shoulders are taking a beating. Here are 5 easy Forrest Yoga moves to help you navigate the tension in your neck and upper back.
Recently, I have had a lot of messages and emails from people wanting to start Yoga but not knowing where to start or worrying about making the commitment. The messages come in laden with low confidence, confusion and anxiety around getting started. What I say to everybody is:
Pain is a red light from the body, an early warning signal to say “proceed with caution.” A lot of us read this as, stop, numb out, rest and quit. Resting won’t resolve the pain, it is one of the reasons that child's pose is not in my teaching armoury.