Posture–Steps to Correct

SITTING

Sitz bones – Place the hands under the buttocks to find the sitz bones.
                    Rock left to right. 
                    Squeeze the bones together.

Core – Breathe out. Breathe in. Press the belly button inwards.

Ribs – Touch the top of the hips with the index fingers.
           Touch the bottom of the ribs with the thumbs.
           Lengthen the gap in between. Stretch.

Sternum – Touch the sternum and lift it an inch or so.

Shoulders – Touch shoulders. Press back, then press down.

Shoulder blades – Squeeze together.

Chin – Touch the chin, push towards the spine.  Having a double chin is okay.

STANDING AND WALKING

Tail bone – tuck

Ribs – lift

Shoulders – back

Chin – in

Neck – test against a wall that the back of the neck is flat.

Knees – soften

INSTANT POSTURE IMPROVEMENT

Sternum – Touch the sternum and lift it an inch or so.


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