Shoulder Bridge


The shoulder bridge is intended to extend and stabilise the hips and pelvis using the hamstrings and lower glutes (buttocks) muscles.


Start Position

Lie supine (on back) Knees bent 90º, legs open Arms extended at sides, soft elbows


Step 1

Inhale to prepare


Step 2

Exhale. Tilt pelvis, rolling through spine to shoulder bridge Keep weight on upper back and not on neck


Step 3

Inhale. Hold the bridge position


Step 4

Exhale. Roll down one vertebra at a time, lengthening spine to start position

Repeat 8 times