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Renato Lacerda Professor: Jesse D.

Peterson English 1010 31st Dec 2013

Reflection of rhetorical literature By incorporating principles and rules of the composition articulated from the literary work of the ancient times we are able to become somewhat eloquent. The effectiveness of rhetoric reflexes in the ability to, recognize the audience, impose emotions, use logic, and indicate supportive authorities with their criteria. Rhetoric is not only an adroit way to persuade, but an art, where well build thoughts could be understood through emotion, authority, and logic. The audience was my classmates, I wanted to wright about something that could be useful and beneficial to everyone, including myself. The image of a person feeling pain caused by the contemporary lifestyle creates pathos, an element that evokes emotions of discomfort in this case. Through the reference of Doctors and disciples supporting the thesis that stretching is very beneficial is a way of applying ethos, because the authority have a guidance belief that stretching is helpful. Reasoning about stretch creates Logos, The mind perceives the body senses, and so by alleviating tensions from the body we can alleviate tension from the mind. This rhetorical elements are power fool tools to speech or literature whether its used to communicate or persuade.


The modern jobs that most of us have, whether were at the restaurants, call centers, shops, offices, or even at home doing homework, we dont move very frequently. When we do move this movements are usually repetitive, and they are not full motion movements. The lingering hours sitting at the office or home studying may impair a bit the blood circulation, or cause low-Back and neck pains. Running around the restaurant or the shop usually creates tension in your muscles and joints. There are many researches supporting the positive correlation between stress and illness. Doctor Helen M Langevin UVM Professor of neurological science, explains that by stretching your body in the right ways you could stimulated the same benefits of acupuncture, which is the collective tissue reorganization and the secretion of important protein such as collagen, and the chemical ATP that act as an analgesic to these cells. In an attempt to alleviate some of our daily distresses we turn to Ann Price. She has completed 200-hours of Yoga, and a registered teacher from the Yoga Alliance. Yoga has been around since 500 B.C Swami Vivekananda was in the Western India. He was the monk chief of Ramakrishna, which is consider a saint in Hinduism. Swami Vivekananda was the main characters introduces Yoga to the western world in the 1920s Here are 7 stretches you can do without leaving your sit. 1. Neck Roll a. First remove your shoes so you can relax. b. Shut your eyes to clear your mind. c. Lower your chin to your chest.

d. Slowly roll your neck, taking the right ear in the direction of the right shoulder, then look straight up, and roll to the left. e. Relax the shoulders, and do not hush through tense areas. Try to do stretches from 3 to 5 repetitions, dont forget to breathe in every time you execute the stretch.

2. Cat- Cow Stretch a. Rest both feet flat on the ground. b. Place your hands on top of your thighs. c. When you are inhaling air arch your back and look straight up. d. On the exhale, curve the spin and lower your head. e. Remember 3 to 5 reaps. 3. Seated Forward Bend a. Move your chair back away from the table for enough space to bend your upper body down. b. Flatten feet on the ground. c. Weave fingers behind you with the palm facing your back. d. Uncurl your arms, bring your chest to your thighs drawing interlaced finger down. e. Dont forget loosen the neck. 4. Eagles Arms a. Make one arm parallel to the ground, then bend it in a 90 degree angle. b. Cross one arm under the other and bring the palms together. c. Switch sides in every stretch.

5. Seated Spinal Twist a. Sit sideways on the chair. b. Both feet flat on the floor. c. Turn your torso to the back of the Chair. Repeat it same stretch in the other side. e. Hold each stretch for 5 breaths.

6. Wrist Stretch
a. Stand up b. Place the palm of your hand in the table c. In a way your wrist is facing the computer. d. Flatten the palms and stretch it gently e. Back off if you feel pain. 7. Standing Pigeon a. Now that youre already up, bring your right knee up and place in on the table parallel to the brim. b. Try to fold your upper body forward, bending your waist.

Work Cited Langevin, Helen. The Science of Stretch. Explore in UCLA. 15 Aug 2011. 4 Dec. 2013. Bonsaksen, Tore. The Role of Mindfulness in Physical Activity. International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation, (Mar 2011): 177.EbscoHost. Web. 10 Nov. 2013 Belk, Colleen. Maier, Virginia. Biology: Science for Life, with Physiology. San Francisco, California. Person Leading Solution. Published by Benjamin Cumming, (2010): 12 Pizer, Ann.Yoga Stretches at Your Desk Poses You Can do at Work. Yoga about. Web, n.d. 4 Dec. 2013