Screen Fatigue Resets - Balanced Movement Studio

Screen Fatigue Resets


We’ve all been spending a lot more in front of our various devices these days.
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These 3 minute exercises will help you press the “reset button” after a couple hours of screentime!

Do these 2-3 minute routines anytime you have been staring at a screen for more than a couple of hours. They will reset the stress in the body and nervous system that comes from holding a fixed posture and visual focus.
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What bothers you the most about staring at the screen? Share an issue by emailing us or contacting us through Instagram or Facebook, and we will try to address it in a Reset video.

Screen Fatigue Reset 23: Breathing; Diaphragm and Chest

Breathe easy, there is no one right way. The diaphragm and upper chest work together. Use them both, improve your ease of breath.


Screen Fatigue Reset 22: Breathing; The Beauty of Heisenberg

You don’t have to work to change your breathing. Just noticing your breathing will allow the needed changes to occur. This is the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle in action.


Screen Fatigue Reset 21: Breathing, In 4 Parts

Awareness of breath is a fundamental of resetting and relaxing. The breathing eases as you notice the four parts of a breath.


Screen Fatigue Reset 20: Allowing Vision to Come to You

Seeing can be relaxing. All too often we strain our eyes reaching out to see. Learn to relax the eyes and allow the light and vision to come to you.


Screen Fatigue Reset 19: Softening the Eyes

The skill of ‘softening’ the eyes is invaluable in a world of visual stimulation. This ‘palming’ technique is a fundamental self care tool we think everyone should have.


Screen Fatigue Reset 18: Roll Down, Roll Up, Reset to Middle

Reset the spine curves to balance the head over the body


Screen Fatigue Reset 17: Rotation Lengthening in Sitting

Decompress the spine while sitting, the support of rotation from the ground up.


Screen Fatigue Reset 16: A Good Screw Up

Offset the compression of sustained sitting using rotational lengthening of the spine.


Screen Fatigue Reset 15: Circling Head with Closed Eyes

Continue to expand your skill and options for unlocking eye & posture tension


Screen Fatigue Reset 14: Circling Head and Eyes

Reset the neural ‘lock’ of single point visual focus and posture of the head. This simple trick is beneficial for everyone’s self care toolbox.


Screen Fatigue Reset 13: Relaxing Back to Support Hands and Arms

Relax back from holding on tightly. More about releasing the stress in elbow, forearms and wrists.


Screen Fatigue Reset 12: Dropping Arms to Release Elbows

Relaxed shoulders set up relaxation in the elbow and arm


Screen Fatigue Reset 11: Open Hips, Swing Head & Eyes

Free your hips from the compression of sitting while you free your nervous system from the screen.


Screen Fatigue Reset 10: Open the Hips

Open your hips, reset your foundation


Screen Fatigue Reset 9: Supporting the Arms with the Chest and Breath

Find the support of the arms from the chest and ribs. Use the breath to relax the nervous system.


Screen Fatigue Reset 8: Up and Down to Reset Center

What goes up, must come down. Can you do both at once? Separating the head and eyes to reset the system.


Screen Fatigue Reset 7: Free the Neck with the Shoulders

A 2 minute Look Away, from the screen and from your hand. This simple movement gives a big reset to the tension in the system.


Screen Fatigue: Reset 6; Free the Shoulders

The arms and shoulders are not hung from the neck, but it sure feels that way at times. Take 3 minutes to free the shoulders and lighten the load.


Screen Fatigue: Reset 5; A Refreshing Two Things at Once

Occasionally mulit-tasking has its place. Think you’re good at it, try this.


Screen Fatigue: Reset 4; Unstick the Shoulders

Take 3 minues and unstick the shoulders and neck from the lockdown of sustained screen time.


Screen Fatigue: Reset 3; Eyes, Shoulders, Brain

Relax the postural tension in the eyes and neck that occurs from sustained focus on the screen. Reset the nervous system inputs that control these patterns in our whole body.


Screen Fatigue: Reset 2; Eyes, Neck and Brain

Relax the postural tension in the eyes and neck that occurs from sustained focus on the screen. Reset the nervous system inputs that control these patterns in our whole body.


Screen Fatigue: Reset 1; Eyes, Neck and Brain

Relax the postural tension in the eyes and neck that occurs from sustained focus on the screen. Reset the nervous system inputs that control these patterns in our whole body.