Repeat the movement 10 times, each time trying to spread your arms even farther. Imagine that you are creating space in your joints.
1. Stand tall with your feet about shoulder-width apart. Your knees should not be locked. Stretch your arms out in front of you, with your palms facing the sky. Take a deep breath in.
2. As you release your breath, stretch your arms up and to your sides. Keep your spine long, reaching it toward the sky. You should be contracting your abs as you open your arms. Keep your back straight; do not let it arch. Keep the movement slow and smooth. Your speed should be constant.
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