This is a great overall trunk stretch.
- Sit upright on a ball or chair. Lift your arms up so that they form a "W" or keep your hands on your hips. Keep your back straight and your shoulders relaxed.
- Still facing forward, take a deep breath in. As you exhale, turn toward the right, keeping your hips facing forward. Hold for 5 seconds, then return to the start position.
- Take a deep breath in, then as you exhale, turn to the left. Ensure that your back stays straight and that your shoulders remain relaxed. Hold for 5 seconds then return to the start position.
Repeat 5-6 time to each direction.