Thanks to the rise in smartphones and tablets, we’ve become a nation of tight, hunched, scrunched-up shoulders.

And it’s not just our addiction to technology that might be causing painful shoulders.

Stress, anxiety and hectic lives all have an effect on our backs and end up causing headaches, neck pain and even a sore back.

Face Yoga Expert Danielle Collins has picked out five amazing exercises for tight shoulders.

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“By doing these exercises, you’ll soon realise how different you feel when your shoulders are tense to how they are after exercising them and they’re relaxed,” she says.

“It’s important to open up the chest to get a deeper stretch into the shoulders.”

From shoulder rolls to an open back stretch, give these tension-relieving moves a go.

If you would like to enjoy 6 more toning, calming and energising Yoga and Relaxation, use Danielle's 10 Minute Natural Mood Lift DVD or search 'Danielle Collins' on your App Store to download the App. The Danielle Collins Yoga Mat range, as featured in the video, is recommended by Danielle for a comfortable, safe and stylish workout.