1. Better Posture.
Let go of the muscles in the back of your neck. Your head will slightly rotate forward, as the crown of your head moves up. At the same time, feel your sit bones go down into the chair. Better posture, yet sustainably.
2. Out of a slump.
To come out of a slump, release any neck tension. Head rotated slightly forward, let the crown of your head go up. You’ll have better posture, but easily and sustainably.
In opposition to your head moving up, let your sit bones release down into the chair.
Slowly let your jaw open like a yawn, and make a whispered ah sound, breathing out. Think of something that will make you smile.
Then, with your lips together and teeth apart, breathe in through your nose with no sound. Your torso is expanding. Do this exercise as often as you like. Better breathing for better posture, and better posture for better breathing.
4. Less Tension.
Let go of any extra tension in your neck and jaw. (It might take a little practice, it might not.)
Free your neck, slowly lower your nose. Your crown moves up.
Notice, and release tension in your neck, jaw, shoulders, and legs.
Release neck tension often. Less tension=less shortening=more lengthening=better posture.
5. Alexander Technique Rest.
Take 5 or 10 minutes out of your day to lie on the floor, on your back, with your head resting on a few inches of paperback books.
Knees bent, and have your feet on the floor. Breathe slowly and fully. Release your neck tension. Breathe.
Gravity is working in your favor, for better posture and more.
By Mark Josefsberg-Alexander Technique NYC