Yoga Anatomy 201: Tension in Your Neck and Shoulders? Why You Should Focus on Your Rib Cage for Relief

Ever feel like your neck and shoulders just mop up stress and transform it into stiffness, or even pain? You may resort to a quick self-massage for relief. But, as the foundation of your shoulder girdle, it’s your rib cage that may require some attention. Here, Karin Gurtner, who leads our upcoming Anatomy 201 course, offers an exercise to expand the rib cage and relieve your neck and shoulders.

Want to deepen your understanding of movement? Join Karin Gurtner—founder and principal educator of art of motion training in movement and developer of Anatomy Trains in Motion—for Anatomy 201, a six-week course in functional anatomy. You’ll study your muscles in motion and the myofascial connections throughout your body. The results? You’ll move with more awareness, strength, and adaptability from head to toe. Learn more and sign up today!