HOW: Lay face down with a towel around your mid back. Hold onto both ends of the towel with your hands and slowly push up into a press up or hip supported upward dog position. You should be hinging at the area in which the towel is over. You can move the towel through your mid back region and repeat this movement.
FEEL: You will feel the mid back stretching with this exercise, specifically the area the towel is over.
COMPENSATION: Avoid arching with your lower back and neck region.