Hip Opening

8 Simple Hip Opening Yoga Videos

Leslie Perryman • April 15, 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!Don't be intimidated by the idea of taking up yoga. Yoga for beginners classes are designed specifically to ease you in gradually into a practice. Yoga poses in beginners classes are easy enough not to put off first timers but just hard enough to stretch your muscles and give you a real workout. What's more there is such a range and variety of yoga styles and instructors for beginners to try that you will certainly find the right yoga practice for you. Exploring Baddha Konasana
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1. 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.
2. 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.
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. 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. 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.
7. Post Run Stretch at Home
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Stretch on your front porch steps after your run!
8. 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.
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