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The Warm Up | Arm Circles

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STARTING POSITION
Lying on back, pelvis and spine neutral. Knees bent, feet hip-distance apart on mat. Arms long by sides.

INHALE reach both arms toward ceiling and then overhead. Maintain abdominal connection, as well as contact between back of rib cage and mat. Keep shoulder blades stable.

EXHALE circle arms out to sides
and around to hips

Complete 3 to 5 repetitions, then reverse direction,
for an additional 3 to 5.