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
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1. Treat Insomnia with Yoga
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Sleep better by releasing physical and mental tension through an easy yoga routine with Tara Stiles.
2. Half Lotus Position to Open Hips
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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.
3. Preparation for the Split Pose
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This sequence of poses will increase the flexibility of the hamstrings and the hips.
4. Exploring Baddha Konasana
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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.
5. Yoga for Runners
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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.
6. Half Moon Pose Tutorial
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Watch a 360-degree video demonstration of Ardha Chandrasana, or Half Moon Pose.
7. Hip & Hammies Stretch at a Wall
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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. Side-Angle Pose with a Twist
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Kimberly Fowler shows you how to do a side-angle pose with a twist.
9. Yoga For Runners
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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.
10. Bound Angle Pose
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Fundamentals of Butterfly, or Bound Angle Posture. Use this pose to open inner thighs, hips, and groin, as well as relieve the lower spine.
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