Exercises for
Postural Kyphosis & Forward Head Posture

These exercises allow you to release and regain control of the muscles in your chest and abdomen.

When practiced daily, the exercises will release chronic muscle tension in your chest and abdomen,
allowing you to sit and stand up straight easily and without effort.

Please do the exercises extremely slowly and gently, as instructed,
and do not do them if you feel pain or discomfort.

These exercises retrain your nervous system, and in order for them to be effective,
you must do them exactly as instructed. You must do the Standing Awareness exercise before and after the movements
(this integrates the changes you’ve made), and you must do the movements as slowly as you possibly can.


1. Watch the Video Demonstration to get a basic understanding of the movements.

2. Then, lie down on your carpet or exercise mat and play the video again. This time, close your eyes and just listen to the audio while you practice the movements.

3. Do not skip the standing awareness exercises before or after the movements. They are a critical part of the process of retraining your nervous system.


Expand to full screen to see more detail; these are subtle movements.

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