Yin Yoga for Tight Hips

Beginner II
In this yin yoga class, Nyk guides you in and out of two poses that will help release and open your hips: dragon and swan. Don't worry if the full poses aren't available to you today! Nyk offers plenty of variations to make this practice as accessible as possible.
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SMZalokar
December 26, 2020
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That was pretty awesome. I have difficulty staying still without guidance; this is one reason I miss in person yoga. I feel like I am wanting little more. Maybe Yin Yoga for Tight Hips remix, parte dos? Enjoyed seeing the shapes on multiple bodies.

MotorKitten
August 13, 2020
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I enjoyed Nyk’s direction very much. I felt connected even via “net”. The practice itself, Yin Yoga (my first time) was a positive one. Thankyou Nyk.

Siobhan.S
July 27, 2020
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As I hadn't been doing much yet today I started with a gentle sun salute to reconnect my body and mind before starting this class. Perfect. Thank you.

kater_bot
July 25, 2020
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I enjoyed the stretching, however I found it a little strange to go straight into what can generally be a very intense pose, without any warm up. I did this class first thing in the morning and found it hard to go straight into it.

Nyk Danu
December 29, 2020
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yes when you are new to Yin that can be confusing. Warming up doesn't affect the fascia and Yin Yoga's super power is Deep Fascia. Also if you are finding the pose intense then you are doing too much!
Sounds like you could be new to Yin Yoga?
I highly reccomend practicing with my Yin Yoga for Beginners video here on Do Yoga With Me. It offers a very detailed explanation of Yin Yoga, how it's differnt and the Yin Yoga Practice Guidelines.

cboshelle
July 4, 2020
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This is a wonderful class to relax hips and lower body. I didn’t even realize how tight I really was until I did this today. Thanks so much for a lovely, gentle class!

missyoga
June 29, 2020
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I loved this class! With all the walking I've been doing, my hips have been tight. This was the perfect antidote!

kcwave03
June 7, 2020
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This was a phenomenal class - so so needed for my tight hips! It's amazing what can be released with even a short yin practice. I will also be pairing this with the shoulder/ neck class. Thank you so much for your presence and all the lovely modifications!

Yvie138
March 31, 2020
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Great class. I really enjoyed every second of it. Thank you so much.

Pamela
November 4, 2019
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Hi. I'll be coming back and doing this class. :) It was great!

unclejuice19
September 7, 2019
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I'm very thankful for the instruction. I needed the explanation. Looking forward to more poses. Nicely done.

oakhazel
June 24, 2019
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Thank you, I enjoyed this. I did find though that there was too much instruction in the first half which didn't allow me to find the peace in the first pose but in the second half there was more space for peace and instruction. I don't know if I could do the class for a second time for that reason. It would almost be better to have an initial pre-pose longer instructional phase.

katielee23
April 24, 2019
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Thanks so much Nyk! Juuuust what I needed to loosen my super tight hips- I've been missing my yin practice.
I thoroughly enjoyed my first ever class of yours. I'll definitely try and re-visit this once a week.
Thanks you. :-)

tracey.mariette
April 16, 2019
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Thanks, Nyk! This was a short though entirely sweet class, chock full of relief for my oh-so-tight hips. The best part was being able to quickly set up a couple of mats at a friends home, in response to her comment about having really tight hips. Thanks to the miracle of technology, I pulled my fav yin teacher out of my actual pocket and, BOOM, problem solved. Tight hips, no more... :)

myserenityyoganz
April 15, 2019
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this class is great but i just dont like the use of electronic devices during a class, i dont think they are good for the energy in the room....just an opinion though

Dusty Cobwebs
April 7, 2019
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Thank you Nyk. I really love this class and have done it several times. I feel the benefits in my hips and lower back straight away.

Druidcat497
April 3, 2019
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I've been suffering from tight hips (especially the left one) for the past few weeks and this short class really worked. THank you! I also liked the hints Nyk gave for modifying poses.

duroc017
April 2, 2019
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I think this will be my new favorite shorter yin practice after a long day at work. Felt really great after a 14 hour day full of driving and sitting. Thank you!