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Shoulder Bridge

Set up and Movement:

Lie supine on the mat, knees bent and feet hips width apart.  Roll up one vertebra at a time to a full lifted bridge, using arms for support.

Raise left leg to the ceiling with a plantar flex.  Lower the left until it is parallel to the mat.  Dorsi Flex the foot, raising it back to the ceiling.  Repeat 5 times.  Repeat series with right leg.

Alternate breath using one breath one movement.

After completion, lower back to the mat articulating through the spine.


Form Check:

Arms flat to the mat, or resting at the sacrum for added support.


Props and Modifications:

For weaker glutes and hamstrings, start with bridge only, eliminating leg extensions.

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