Hatha Yoga for the Hands, Arms and Shoulders

David Procyshyn
Instructor David Procyshyn
Average: 4.9 (213 votes)
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Releasing the muscles of the hands, arms and shoulders is so beneficial for everyone, without exception. In particular, this class is great if you want to help prevent or heal joint problems such as arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome, improve performance at the office or in your chosen sport, improve posture or just feel better. As David says, the key is understanding alignment and moving in a way that encourages release and allows you to let go of stress.

Equipment: None
Style: Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Yoga at Work, Yoga for Seniors


Subulux 3 months ago

Thank you, What an amazing stretch for the arms - fingers in particular... Namaste!

aomurray 5 months ago

I love your classes, David, though I personally dislike the counts in this video - they keep me in my head rather than my body. Stretching felt great, particularly one finger at a time. Thank You!

shanahan807@msn.com 8 months ago

Loved the concentration on stretching - especially the hands. I added the left hand stretches (up, down, and side to side) as you did for the right. I have arthritic pain in the left and was looking forward to this. It was not part of the stretching so I added it. Both feel great. I will do some of these stretches at work. Thank you!

Joel-David 10 months ago

I highly recommend this class for climbers! I have been doing it many time after a day of climbing and it helps so much for stretching tight forearms, shoulders, and back...

mamayoga 1 year ago

Thank you so, so, so much for doyogawithme.com and for sharing your caring gifts so thoughtfully and with such kindness, David. Thank you!!

yogiAndermoser 1 year ago

Glad I am doing this challenge....as this is the first class I have done with David after 1.5 years with dywm. Will definitely be back for more, as I love your calm voice, clear cues and gentle pace. Thanks for a great class! Love these challenges!!

nanzen 1 year ago

really great class for tight wrists and stiff shoulders! Thank you, David. Namaste!

pvetsen 1 year ago

I love how every instructor on DYWM has their own distinct personality and approach. One of David's strengths is that he often teaches from a PT approach. He's fantastic at giving detailed cues to help you get the most out of his videos while remaining safe. As a bartender and drummer I'm finding this short routine has immeasurable value for my wrists, which I abuse on a daily basis. This video helps me stretch muscles in my hands, arms and shoulders I didn't even KNOW I had which are wayyyyyy too tight. Thanks, David.

CJ Rea 1 year ago

Thank-you David, I'm really loving this upper body work. It seems simple but gets at places my desk worn upper back, shoulders, arms and fingers need.