Pectoralis Minor in Yoga Anatomy

Where Is the pectoralis minor?

The Pectoralis Minor muscles is located at the top inner front shoulder down to the  3, 4th and 5th rib.


Pectoralis Minor tear symptoms

Chest pain can also radiate along the the inner upper arm.

Pain when reaching forward or up.


What is The Function of the Pectoralis Minor

Help is lifting the ribs during breathing.

Abducts the shoulder by drawing it forward, round and down.


Where is the Origin and Insertion of the Pectoralis Minor?

Coracoid process

3rd, 4th and 5th ribs


Stretches for the Pectoralis Minor




Strengthen the Pectoralis Minor




Pectoralis minor muscle