West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Physical Education

(408) 741-2017
Physical Education Building


Physical Education Faculty

Stretch and Flex

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Stretch and Flex Exercise #51
C Stretch
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  • Sit up with your legs crossed
  • Keep a straight back, with your ear, shoulder, and hip lined up
  • Have a slight pelvic tilt
  • Take a deep breath in, exhale as you begin to stretch
  • Clasp your hands behind your lower back
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  • Continue to breathe slowly and deeply, exhaling as you extend the stretch
  • Looking straight ahead, tilt your head so that your right ear tries to touch your right shoulder
  • At the same time, bring your clasped hands toward the right side of your body
  • Stretch the left side of your torso as you minimize the right side
  • Repeat on the other side of your body


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