Hip Opening

10 Hip Opening Yoga Videos for Teaching Yoga

Leslie Perryman • May 13, 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!Treat Insomnia with Yoga
1. Half Frog Pose Tutorial
Half Frog Pose Tutorial
Here is a clear explanation on how to get into the frog pose, or Ardha Bhekasana. It helps release tension in the front of the thighs and groins and is great for runners.
2. Treat Insomnia with Yoga
Treat Insomnia with Yoga
Sleep better by releasing physical and mental tension through an easy yoga routine with Tara Stiles.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
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. Half Moon Pose Tutorial
Half Moon Pose Tutorial
Watch a 360-degree video demonstration of Ardha Chandrasana, or Half Moon Pose.
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. 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.
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