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Straighten Up Canada Video Series for Youth

Straighten Up Canada Youth: Exercise header

1. Straighten Up

2. Bending Star

3. Twisting Star

4. Crossover Star

5. Trap Openers

6. Reach for the Sky

7. Bending Circles

8. Shoulder Pull

9. Tightrope Lunge

10. Twist and Sway

11. Triangle Stretch

12. Shake It Out

Welcome to Straighten Up Canada, a simple three-minute program designed to help you reach for better posture. Practicing the Straighten Up Canada program daily is an important part of an active, healthy lifestyle for adults and children alike.

This program is designed to promote a healthy spine through better posture and is intended for healthy children and adults. If you experience difficulty performing any of these exercises, please stop and consult a chiropractor or other healthcare professional.

As you Straighten Up, here are a few tips to remember:

  1. Calm your mind and put distracting thoughts aside.
  2. Straighten up by standing tall, feet together and arms by your sides.
  3. Remember to breathe calmly, deeply and slowly.
  4. Move slowly and smoothly. Movements should not be jerky.

These videos will take a bit longer than three minutes, but with practice you will be able to do Straighten Up much faster. Improving your posture can be fun. Click on the first exercise to get started.


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