Take a deep breath and allow your body to reenergize. Feel the energy!
Sit tall, with body lifted through the spine and ankles crossed. Extend arms out to the side of the body. Expand through your back. Allow your energy to release through your fingertips.
Lift arms up to the ceiling, relaxing the shoulders. Glance up to the ceiling by elongating the neck, but avoid hyperextending. Hold for 30 to 60 seconds, then release. Allow the energy to release through the fingertips.
Relax the arms, bringing them down, and roll the shoulders back 3 times. Take a deep breath.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Lisa Faremouth is a fitness specialist who is a certified exercise instructor and member of the American Council on Exercise and the Aerobic Fitness Association of America. She was awarded a silver medal in the Reebok National Aerobic 1989 Championships for the Midwest region and has served as director of exercise programs for a large health club in Chicago. Through her company, Fitfully Yours, she provides education, consultation, training, and workshops to fitness centers, corporations, and individuals worldwide.