Hip Opening

10 Hip Opening Yoga Videos for Yoga Sequencing

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. 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.
2. Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose
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In this video, Esther Ekhart demonstrates a variation of Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose, or Utthita Hasta Padangustasana. Balancing poses have many benefits, one being that it forces you to be alert, present and concentrated.
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. 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.
5. Post Run Stretch at Home
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Stretch on your front porch steps after your run!
6. Yoga Post Run Stretch II
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Quick post run stretch for hips, hamstrings, calf and quads.
7. Side-Angle Pose with a Twist
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Kimberly Fowler shows you how to do a side-angle pose with a twist.
8. Half Moon Pose Tutorial
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Watch a 360-degree video demonstration of Ardha Chandrasana, or Half Moon Pose.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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