Treat Yourself: Neck + Upper Back
Treat Yourself! Self-Massage Practices with Drew • 26m
“I never experience tightness in my neck or upper back” - said no one ever! Giving some attention to these areas of your body can make anyone feel like a new human—especially if you experience tension headaches and feel yourself reaching for your neck often throughout the day. While you’ll likely experience some “sensory rich” moments in this practice, staying longer on the points that really “speak” to you is where the magic happens.
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