Open Your Hips and Fly

Crista Shillington
Instructor Crista Shillington
Average: 4.8 (242 votes)
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This intermediate power yoga class is very close to being advanced. Crista balances heat-building sun salutations, warrior poses and arm balances with deep hip openers to bring you all of the benefits of yoga in 50 minutes, providing stress relief, giving you energy and leaving you feeling deeply relaxed.

Equipment: None
Style: Vinyasa/Power Yoga


GayatriBrooke 4 years ago

Really enjoyed the balance of effort and ease. Perfect length for a thorough practice too.

katymalone22 4 years ago

This is my favorite yoga video! I am a marathon runner and find that this strengthens and lengthens all of the right spots. Plus, the instructor is so cute and fun. She makes it the right kind of silly and is such a joy. Thank you, Crista!

GoldFinch 4 years ago

I really enjoyed this class. The instruction was clear and thoughtful, the poses challenging but appropriate, and the pacing excellent. I'll definitely be back for these hip openers again!

LinaR85 4 years ago

I'm new to yoga, only doing it couple of months now, but I can feel the change already. Crista's class is great I could feel My body opening up even though I couldn't complete some poses completely. She is very good at explaining and makes me smile too.

bdiresta 4 years ago

This video was great not only for the hips, but for the chest and shoulders, too!

canosjp 4 years ago

Christa-- I love your positive energy and this entire class. I've already done the class twice in three days. Can't wait to try your other classes, too. Thank you!

JAvery167 4 years ago

I like that this class is a great workout that includes hip opening stretches. It is a wonderful way to sweat and relax. Also, it will counteract all of the hip tension I get from having a sedentary job.

Kiratee 5 years ago

Thank you Crista, you're a great addition to the DYWM team. I really enjoyed your flow and you have a lovely, gentle way of teaching. Savasana to the sound of the ocean was the icing on top!

Ameyc2 5 years ago

You have a comfortable ease about your flow! I have tight hips no matter how many hip openers several hours I'm tight again! Thank you this was very relaxing !