7 Computer Posture Tips

Tip #1.  Don't slump, and don't sit up straight.   Sitting up straight doesn't work. You know cause you've tried it. Forget all that "stomach in, chest out" "tuck your chin in" junk. It might work—for a second. It adds unnecessary tension, and it’s unsustainable.   •   Let your head and body move up, while [...]

5 Tips for Better Posture and Back Pain Relief

Alexander Technique Posture Tips 1. Let go of the muscles in the back of your neck. Your head will slightly rotate forward, and the crown of your head goes up. Feel your sit bones go down into the chair, while the rest of you moves up. Better posture ensues. 2. Better Posture-Out [...]

Back Pain Relief

Sitting can be a painful position for someone with low back pain because of the added spinal pressure, and compression. We tend to slump; putting ourselves in a ‘C curve’. Sometimes, in order not to slump, we sit up rigidly straight with what we think of as ‘good posture.’...

Alexander Technique Computer Posture

Alexander Technique teachers instruct, demonstrate, and coach people how to use the computer without injury. If people are in pain we teach them how to stop injuring themselves, and the steps to take to allow the body to heal. Let's try something right now. See if you can notice any tension in your neck. It's there, though you may not be able to sense it right away. You can learn to let these muscles go. If you release your neck muscles, your head will rotate forward, and move up. You could think this way: I want my neck to be free so that my head will move forward and up. This 'forward' business doesn't mean forward as in your face moving towards the screen...

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