Ramapo Stress Interventions
Feeling Stressed, Time for a Stretch!
To stretch the back of your shoulder: Place one hand under your elbow. Next, lift your elbow and stretch it across your chest. Make sure not to rotate your body as you stretch. Once your stretching, count 15 to 30 seconds. You'll feel the tension in the back of your shoulder. Relax and repeat with other arm.
Standing Thigh Stretch
To stretch the front of your thigh: First, stand up straight and place one hand on a chair or a desk for stability. Next, grab one of your ankles and/or pant leg and bring it up as high as you can. Make sure to keep your back straight and your knees parallel to one another, always an upright position. Stretch for about 15 to 30 seconds and you'll feel the tension in the front of your thigh. Relax and repeat with other leg.