Mid-Back Stretch – Cat Stretch

By Healthweb | September 13, 2018

cat-stretchMid -Back – Cat Stretch

  1. Lower into a squat with the hands on the thighs, back arched
  2. Contract your abdominal muscles. (Try to pull your belly button gently toward your spine.)
  3. Slowly round your back, pushing it up toward the ceiling.
  4. Allow your head to drop forward and curl your pelvis under.
  5. Hold for 10 seconds. You should feel a gentle stretch in your back.
  6. Return to the starting position.
  7. Raise your head up and let your pelvis fall forward as your belly reaches down toward the floor.
  8. Hold the position for 5-10 seconds, then return to the starting position.
  9. Repeat about 5 to 10 times.