Take 5 to Innergize

Shoulder Rotations

Shoulder Rotations


Releases tension in shoulders, neck, chest, arms, back, jaw and facial muscles, improves posture, reduces stress, increases circulation to entire upper body, improves flexibility in shoulders and more.


  • Step 1: Sit slightly forward in your chair, feet flat on the floor, legs at a 90 degree angle. Contract your abdominal muscles slightly, lift up through your chest and lengthen your spine.  Drop your shoulders down your back.
  • Step 2: Place your hands on your shoulders.  As you inhale, press your elbows forward, then up, look up, and as you exhale, press your elbows out to the sides, behind you (squeezing your shoulder blades together into your back), then down  Repeat 3-5 times, moving in a circular motion. Keep your jaw, shoulders, elbows and facial muscles relaxed as you move.  Keep the movements slow and easy.
  • Step 3: Shake out your arms and return to work.