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yoga or stretches to correct bad posture?

Can someone recommend some basic stretches and/or yoga poses to correct posture? My neck leans forward and my shoulders round forward (very badly) from 15 years of working in an office, staring at a computer screen. It has really caused my upper body to round forward badly.

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It is very possible to significantly alter your posture by practicing yoga and you may find that improving your posture also leads to other beneficial side effects such as better sleep, more confidence, and more energy. This is a highly worthwhile undertaking, good for you for starting it. It is going to take more than a few simple stretches to correct bad posture. In order to create significant changes in your body, you are going to have to make a commitment to this change. You will need to learn new ways to align your body and then do this alignment… Read more »

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Shoulder, neck and spine stretches will help correct that. One simple one you can do during the day tat work is to interlace your hands behind your back and lift your arms up and back behind you. You’ll be able to feel it in your shoulders and chest. Another great one is cat/cow. Begin on your hands and knees, with your wrists lined up under your shoulders and your knees lined up under your hips. On an inhale, arch your back by dropping your stomach and mid-back down toward the floor as you lift your chest and your sit bones… Read more »

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take a ballet class. they’ll fix that right away =D