Yoga Therapy for the Hips

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Difficulty: 
Beginner
Duration: 
10:21
Style: 
Hatha Yoga
Yoga Therapy
Class Description: 

This short therapeutic sequence isolates the outer hips, hip flexors and quadriceps to improve their flexibility and help counteract the effects of chronic sitting. With regular use, musicians, office workers, dentists and dental hygienists will find ease in their body at work and at home. Yoga practitioners will also find that these exercises will quickly improve their flexibility in their asana practice.

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Hi lyd_grace. There are some real gems in this batch of exercises. It's so exciting to find a new movement that gets right in the exact spot you need! I hope you are still adding these to your practice.
MAny thanks,
Erica

Wow - your body has been through a lot! I'm so glad you are on your way to recovery and that these exercises can play a part in that rehabilitation. Best of luck to your on your journey back to standing on your legs painfree!
Erica

oh, yes, the chair takes things up a notch, doesn't it? Who says props make things 'easier'?
Glad you liked the innovations!
Erica

oh, yes, this is a perfect antidote to restless-car-leg syndrome. I get that from even short car rides!
Glad you found it useful.
Erica

Last year I was recouperating from a fracture in my Femoral neck really close to my hips. I did not know I had a fracture when I injured myself at the motorcycle course that I was taking. I had fallen three times with a motorcycle I fell on my left side and I suffered what I thought was a sprained big toe, sprained ankle, and a bruised hip. I could not have everything checked out because I did not have insurance yet. This happened in June of 2012. I found out I had a fracture on January 06, 2013. All through the summer I was in a whole lot of pain. I still had to climb up steps everyday, I still was dancing at Jazz Fests, and other events, and also going to school. I still did this with a lot of pain. It hurt so bad that at times I could barely walk, but I did that also and did not quit. When it healed, I began to try to strengthen the inner and outer thighs, ride my brand new bike because the mountain bike was to heavy for me. I started looking for free yoga classes and I found your site. I found exactly what I needed to gently get my upper thigh and hip joints more flexible and eventually I can stop having to take Aleeve everyday. Maybe I will be able to stop taking pain relievers permenetely.
The Yoga Therapy for the Hips definitely worked on the areas that needed to be worked on. My leg is getting better.

I have used up the maximum internet speed for the month and they slowed down the internet speed. What would help me to be able to watch the videos? I am not using HD right now I have it where I could maybe watch the video. What can I do to solve this problem?

This video would be a quick, yet excellent way to stretch and release all those muscles after being cooped up in a long car ride. Great for use after the drive visiting distant family.

This class was awesome! Thanks

I had never thought about doing these poses on a chair, and I really enjoyed the modifications!

My hip was very sore on my run today. I found this class. Perfect. The last post got right at the sore area. I'll be doing this class in addition to my regulars for a while.

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