Hip Opening

10 Hip Opening Yoga Videos for Yoga Instructors

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!Treat Insomnia with Yoga
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1. Half Frog Pose Tutorial
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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. Preparation for the Split Pose
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This sequence of poses will increase the flexibility of the hamstrings and the hips.
3. 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.
4. Yoga Post Run Stretch II
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Quick post run stretch for hips, hamstrings, calf and quads.
5. Hatha Yoga at Home
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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. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 5 Poses to Relieve Tight Hips
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Tara Stiles takes you through five perfect poses to help release tension in tight hips.
10. Half Moon Pose Tutorial
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Watch a 360-degree video demonstration of Ardha Chandrasana, or Half Moon Pose.
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