A Week of Mindful Movements

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Lifting Your Arms

Lifting your arms

Begin with your feet slightly apart, arms at your sides.

Breathing in, keep your elbows straight as you lift your arms in front of you until they're shoulder level, horizontal to the ground.

Breathing out, bring your arms down again to your sides.

Repeat the movement three more times.


Gallery Credit: Excerpted with permission from "Mindful Movements: 10 Excercises for Well-Being" by Thich Nhat Hanh and Wietske Vriezen. Parallax Press (2008)

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