AREAS INVOLVED: Neck, Trapezius
Sit or stand upright.
Place left hand on right side of head. Move head towards left shoulder, using hand to provide a gentle pull. Hold for ten seconds, then slightly increase the pull until slightly more tension is felt.
Repeat the sequence using the opposite side.
To increase the effectiveness of the stretch, stabilize the upper body by holding onto the under side of a chair or bench with the inactive arm.