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  • Tip 47 – Seated Bending, Use Your Hip Joints

    19 Feb 2011


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    Bending forward? Use your hip joints.

    Leland Vall Alexander Technique Tip 47

    More sitting in chairs to follow up on Tip 46. For reaching, use your hip joints instead of bending at the waist. It’s more comfortable (there is no “waist joint”), and you will be able to reach farther.

    More resources for comfortable sitting:

    Finding Your Hip Joints

    The Chair Is Your Legs

    The Chair Is Incidental

    Video: The Chair Is Incidental

    Improve Computer Posture

    Video: Improve Computer Posture

    How to Lean Back in a Chair

    Video: How to Lean Back in a Chair

    Video: Think of the Chair as Your Legs

    Point Your Spine when Bending Forward

    Seated Bending, Lead with Your Head

    Reaching While Sitting

    Article: Improve Comfort While Sitting at Your Desk

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