Just like most of the population, it is likely that you cross your legs out of habit.
I used too… but no longer do. Well, not as much – I’ll show you what I do instead.
In the good old days, it wasn’t ladylike to cross one’s legs.
I’m not sure if this is still the case today when it comes to ‘school of etiquette’ – if you know, please leave me a comment below the video on youtube.
But crossing the legs isn’t only a visual thing…
As a repetitive habit (meaning pretty much every time we sit down) crossing the legs can misalign the pelvis and spine. It also interferes with blood circulation.
However, if we learn to do it correctly then it won’t be so bad and we can still look elegant.
In this week’s video I show you how to cross your legs in a way that is safe.
It is important to be aware, however, that people with back issues including sciatic nerve pain shouldn’t cross their legs because this can only aggravate the conditions.
Pregnant women too shouldn’t cross their legs because there’s a lot going on the pelvis area and one ought to keep it in a neutral position as much as possible to prevent or reduce pelvic pain.
I hope this information is of great value to you and if it is please share it so that together we spread the seed of good postural habits to live a life without pain and to live life with more elegance.
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