3 Stretches to Open Your Hips

The muscles of your hips are recruited for most functional movements in classical ballet. This constant recruitment can lead to tight muscles. Add these 3 stretches to your daily routine to combat the tightness and maintain optimal flexibility!


bound angle posture

BADDHA KONASANA // 

To begin bring the soles of the feet together, knees wide to the side. Place each loop of the Flexistretcher around a foot with the foam center around your spine. Thumbs come to the side of Begin with a straight spine to extend the body forward and then allow yourself to relax over the feet

HAPPY BABY // 

Loops around each foot and foam around the lower part of the back. Slowly recline back and gently pull on the straps of the Flexistretcher for a deeper hip stretch. 

SUPINE MIDDLE SPLIT // 

Coming from your happy baby, slowly extend the legs out to the side.