Hip Opening

10 Hip Opening Yoga Videos for Improved Circulation

Leslie Perryman • March 17, 2015
Tight hips can leave you feeling trapped! Lower spine health and hamstring mobility can be limited substantially from restricted range of motion through the pelvic joints. Open your hips, and find freedom through the spine and hamstrings!Exploring Baddha Konasana
1. Exploring Baddha Konasana
Exploring Baddha Konasana
This video is a response to a viewer request about Baddha Konasana. In this posture the hips, inner thighs and back must be open enough to enter the posture fully. It takes time and patience, and sometimes the help of a good teacher to really make progress in this posture.
2. Side-Angle Pose with a Twist
Side-Angle Pose with a Twist
Kimberly Fowler shows you how to do a side-angle pose with a twist.
3. Hatha Yoga at Home
Hatha Yoga at Home
Here are some Hatha Yoga poses you can do at home. you can follow this online yoga class anytime, except maybe right after having some food.
4. Yoga For Runners
Yoga For Runners
This video features warm ups for running. It will help you align your hips, release muscle tightness in the knees, quads, and hamstrings, lift the chest, and focus your breathing to increase stamina. Increase your balance, burn calories, and find your inner breath.
5. Post Ride or Run Stretch
Post Ride or Run Stretch
After you ride or run, quick stretch for hamstrings, quads and hips - Great to use a fence, bench or tree for stretches.
6. Post Run Stretch at Home
Post Run Stretch at Home
Stretch on your front porch steps after your run!
7. Hip & Hammies Stretch at a Wall
Hip & Hammies Stretch at a Wall
If you have a park bench or wall to stretch at, use it! If not, you can do similar standing stretches for hips and hamstrings without even taking your sneakers off.
8. Yoga Post Run Stretch II
Yoga Post Run Stretch II
Quick post run stretch for hips, hamstrings, calf and quads.
9. Yoga for Runners
Yoga for Runners
Do you like running or jogging? Here's a yoga sequence that will help you to strengthen the hips and hamstrings. This is Yoga for runners.
10. Half Lotus Position to Open Hips
Half Lotus Position to Open Hips
The key for beginners to safely get into half lotus in preparation for Padmasana position, or Half Lotus, is to keep the knee joint as closed as possible while targeting as much rotation in the hip joints as possible.
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