Whether you're overworked or overpartied, treat yourself to this seated spinal twist to unwind and detox.
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Hi, I am Dina Prioste, and welcome to Get Exercised. Well, if you have been working, partying or just playing stressed out, then there is nothing like the seated spinal twist to help you feel better. One thing I want to clarify about seated spinal twist that I see people do incorrectly in classes all the time is that both your butt chicks must be on the floor. Yes, even you. Like this, like this is so hard. For the basic seated spinal twist, bend your right knee, place the knee on the floor and cross the left angle outside the right thigh. So again, this chick is coming of off the floor, take your right leg straight down in front. This is how you’re going to do the twist. With your left hand just behind your seat, just behind your back, you’re going to inhale, right around, seat a top, exhale, you’re going to twist to the left. You can either wrap the arm around the knee or take the elbow inside the knee to deepen the twist. As you inhale, seat up a little bit taller, exhale, twist is it a little further. It feels so good. Keep in mind that twisting comes from the middle of the spine where your ribs are attached. So your hips, your lower back is not moving. You’re going to inhale, lengthen, exhale deep in the twist. And if it feels good for your neck, you can even look over the left shoulder. We’re going to take one more deep inhale, exhale, come out of the twist. Make sure that you twist the other way. Spinal twist are great for getting your digestive system going and it helps circulation and your abdominal and pelvic organs to release toxins out of the system. It helps to keep your spine healthy and flexible and also release tension in the low back. Everyone, I'm releasing toxins. I have a secret. There is no one here. That’s the sound effects. A fun variations you can do in the twist if you have the flexibility or you have a strap, you can reach your hands together to bind. I don’t know if you can see that. You can also straighten your leg or you can grab the outside of the foot and straight the leg, and you can take the other arm out. Next week, I promise I’ll layoff the party and because I want to have stand do over. I’ve been working on it and I’d like to demo again. Thanks for watching. I'm Dina Prioste and you have just been exercised. Do over. Do over. Do over. And go lean in your pelvic and abdominal organs, and digestive system moving. So, it again.