Hip Opening

7 Hip Opening Yoga Videos for Correcting Alignment

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!Hatha Yoga at Home
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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Post Run Stretch at Home
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Stretch on your front porch steps after your run!
4. Post Ride or Run Stretch
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After you ride or run, quick stretch for hamstrings, quads and hips - Great to use a fence, bench or tree for stretches.
5. Yoga Post Run Stretch II
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Quick post run stretch for hips, hamstrings, calf and quads.
6. 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.
7. 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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