You will need a door with handles on both sides and possibly a small stepping stool for this stretch. Sturdy cork yoga blocks can work in place of a stool.
If you are currently experiencing shoulder pain or an injury to the shoulder, neck or chest, do not perform this exercise. Also, if you have difficulty balancing on a stool or block, you may want to refrain from performing that particular modification of the stretch. Prior to beginning any exercise program, it is recommended to consult with your physician, physical or occupational therapist to determine which exercises are best for you.
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