Yin Yoga For Hip Mobility And Flexibility

Yin Yoga For Hip Mobility And Flexibility


welcome this is a yoga for hip mobility
and flexibility in this class we will work on opening the hips and gently
increasing mobility with light movements and hip opening stretches let’s begin on
our backs hugging knees to chest good squeeze here begin drying the knees in a circular
motion almost as if you’re drawing a circle around your tailbone opposite direction again circulating around the tailbone
drawing that circle take the hands to your knees and
circulate the knees outwards in all the directions now switch direction drawing these
inwards you give the knees a good squeeze here extending the right leg opening that
left knee bottom of the left foot to the inner right thigh for a supine tree pose
right hand rests on your belly left hand on your heart to help you stay present
here feeling your breath feeling your heartbeat option to place a pillow or
two under the left knee for added support added height nice slow inhales nice steady pace with
your breath full slow exhale surrendering here sighing out any
tension in the outer hip the groin maybe even in the spine the lower back just
take notice here stay really present connecting with the body you on your next inhale release we’ll go
ahead and stack both hips take that left knee over towards the right for a supine
twist left elbow in line with the shoulder option here to add a pillow
under the left knee full breath nice deep inhale exhale begin to soften the upper back
the shoulders be the feet fingers you you inhale release begin rocking the knees side to side switching legs right knee opens bottom
of the right foot to the inner left thigh rusting your right hand on your belly
left hand rests on your heart full breath here exhale softening the
shoulders the upper back begin to soften the spine no tension here you you you you you release stacking the hips right knee to
the left for supine twist right elbow in line with the shoulder once again
allowing the body to just surrender here just be no tension in the hands of the
feet softening the shoulders in the upper back inhale release rocking the right knees
side to side planting the feet to the mat but mat
width distance apart elbows in line with the shoulders being rocking the knees
side to side just rolling over the glutes the lower back the hips you you you one last hug here hugging knees to chest feeling your lower back expanding on the
mat with your inhales and your exhales standing both legs to the bottom of the
mat and your sides palms facing up and open take this time to acknowledge the
hips notice any sensations here maybe in the outer hips the groin hamstrings just
taking this time to observe the body acknowledging the body in its fully
relaxed state no flexing stretching engaging no doing
just being here present with the body breath in all sensations that come to
surface you you you you you you you you begin to wake up the body wiggling the
fingers and toes rocking the head side to side rocking the knees side to side when you’re ready roll to your right
giving yourself a pat on the back some gratitude for showing up to the mat
today for being consistent in your practice and he’ll come to seat it on your next inhale hands coming up
overhead reach tall grabbing all that air all that space exhale heart center
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