Dontcha Love Hip Openers?

Intermediate III
Do you have tight hips? Do you like to move, flow, bind and twist? Crista fills this power yoga flow with loads of hip openers, movement, flow, binds, strengthening and stretching. It's a satisfying, thorough vinyasa class that will leave your hips feeling open and alive!
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KlesySmash
July 5, 2021
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This class was SO satisfying! I also did a bound side angle pose on both sides! It’s been awhile since I could do that! I did this class as day 6 of 7-Day Intermediate/Advanced Vinyasa Yoga Challenge.

Hanasana
April 13, 2021
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"Different culture... and no lawsuits." HAHAHAHA
Thanks for an awesome class ^_^ I feel super flexible now.

leah_michelle
March 6, 2021
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Before this class, I was feeling a lot of pain and tension in my neck, shoulders, and lower back. I now feel renewed and restored with much more space, ease, and strength in my body. Thank you!

ElenaLon
December 14, 2020
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Great sequence. Challenging but satisfying , and a bit different.

Joesamurai
December 5, 2020
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Thanks so much Crista. This was just what I needed. In fact, I think it’s my favorite of all classes I’ve done on this site. It’s intermediate, but not too difficult, and the instruction is perfect. I really like the comments about relaxing the mind as well as the body. With every breath, I felt the stress release from my body and the shivasana at the end isn’t rushed - perfect!

MariamS
October 20, 2020
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This is an exceptional class Crista. The movements and poses are so dynamic and fun. The transitions are great too. And it's paced to feel so effortless even though you're doing so much. And I love when you incorporate such fluid movements in poses that are otherwise very angular. I loved it, thank you.

Anne15
July 6, 2020
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You have taught me so much with this class! I have shorter arms and could never jump up to the front of the mat from downward dog. I noticed you tent your fingers before you jump, and when I tried this it gave me a couple of extra inches clearance and now I jump gracefully every time!! Also, you are the first instructor to mention that it's OK to have your heels a little off the ground when you do crow pose. I always struggled with this pose, but with my heels up a little I was able to do it and now my heels even sit on the ground most of the time. You are a very talented instructor. Thank you so much!

Taila
June 11, 2020
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Amazing Class ! Amazing spirit for a enjoyable deep practice. Thank you very much Christa !

Nareni
May 18, 2020
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Many thanks Miss Christa! Nice sequence!

rubie218
March 29, 2020
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One of my favorite practices on the site, by one of my favorite yogis! Thanks Christa, I needed that!

sylvieca
November 13, 2019
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I always love Christa’s classes and this one doesn’t disappoint!
She sure knows how to get into those hips!
Thank you Christa

Mhare
September 17, 2019
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My hips thank you!! Amazing creative class.

Paulette9
September 11, 2019
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What a fantastic practice! I feel empowered and energized! I love the movements within some of the poses. Thank you Christs! You rock!

Wilddatura
August 15, 2019
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This is exactly what I needed today, thank you!! Also, "put your knee up or don't- you're still a good person." Hahaha I love Crista.

lesslittle
June 15, 2019
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Nice practice, so creative and fun, I really enjoyed it!

Mhare
March 18, 2019
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I loved how everything tied so nicely together and progressed. Such fun.

hmariea
March 3, 2019
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Thank you Christa! What a great class - strong flow and creative transitions lead to restorative hip openers. Brought just enough heat to make more space. I will revisit this class often. Namaste

meh221
February 28, 2019
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I love how Crista has me moving all over the mat, not to mention the smile factor :) Hard to take it all too seriously with Crista's playful approach. Thanks for the workout and the laughter, Crista.

sng4ever
February 15, 2019
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This was a fun practice and Crista is such a lively and spunky yogi.

canosjp
February 7, 2019
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Christa,

My hips totally needed this practice,

Thank you SO much~this class is awesome!

Julie

duroc017
February 4, 2019
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This is one of my new faves. Felt so great after doing Fiji's Flow Into Feeling class two days ago, my outer hips were still feeling the flow!

Majcom
February 3, 2019
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Great class Crista, I loved everything about it! Great pace of the flow, transitions, and yes, the hip openers! Also loved the setting where it was filmed! Namaste!

nadonado
February 2, 2019
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Crista's classes are fun and challenging. I appreciate the joyful attitude and the good manner "pleases."

cirvine06
February 1, 2019
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This was such a wonderful class! I loved all of the creativity and how much emphasis there was on flowing with the breath. This was great for my hips! Crista does a great job guiding you through the sequences.

MountainJuniper
January 31, 2019
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Love the class. It's very considerate of you, Crista, to say "please" with your instructions, but I'd be happier to just have the instructions.

Melanie Lichtinger
January 27, 2019
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Loving the infinite / inFUNite creativity of Crista! Once again, an hour flew by while doing so much goodness for the body.
Beautiful setting too (Taylor Beach?) and harmonious colour coordination :-)

Himalaya V
January 26, 2019
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Thank you for this creative and unique class, it feels so supple and expanding

cpoehlmann
January 26, 2019
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Another great class with Crista. She is such a creative teacher and I'm always happy when I find a new long class of her. It is a pleasure to practise with her.