As I was brushing up on my Using Props workshop for my upcoming Teacher Training, I remembered this delightful shoulder bind that uses a yoga strap that supports you into proper posture. (Isaac, if you're reading, this always reminds me of you!)

Give it a try when you have to sit for extended periods of time, whether at work, making dinner, or in meditation. Here's how you get into it...

1. Take a long yoga strap and bring it behind your back, under your shoulders, and even it out to even lengths on either side of you.

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2. Lift the ends in front of your shoulders and lift up and around.

3. Cross the straps over your upper back and draw around underneath your shoulders to the front.

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4. Pass the strap through the D ring and back through and tighten until you feel secure, and still breathe expansively and comfortably.

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5. Shine on, tall and proud.

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