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Simple Stretches for Stress Reduction

Aubrey Gail Ferreira, lifestyle

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5 Videos (17m)
    • Introduction

      1:17
    • Ease the Mind

      4:08
    • Neck & Shoulders

      6:16
    • Relax the Back

      3:39
    • Conclusion

      1:21

About This Class

In this class, I'll show you a few easy techniques I've picked up from Dance and Yoga for relieving tension in the body. The goal is to promote relaxation. I specifically designed this sequence so that it can be done easily at home or at the office. We tend to store stress mostly in our head, neck, shoulders and back so we will target these areas. This is a sequence you can come back to again and again when you're feeling stressed out. You could also use it to start and/or end your day with the intention of keeping calmness with you always.. even in difficult situations. 

I think you will find these simple stretches and exercises invaluable as part of your daily (or weekly) self-care routine. Enjoy.

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Aubrey Gail Ferreira loves old films, doodling, herbal tea and Japanese food. Professionally, she is a writer, artist, dancer and entrepreneur. She graduated from UC Berkeley and started a creative tutoring and mentorship program for young people in 2007 which she maintains to this day. She has also taught Dance and Creative Writing at an alternative high school for teens with learning differences.

Ferreira has performed at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and SF MOMA. She's publish...

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