Hip Flexors 101

Natasha Rizopoulos

One of the first things many students discover when they start practicing Yoga is how tight their hip flexors are. Whether the culprit is a sedentary or a very active lifestyle, this imbalance effects postures AND posture and can lead to lower back pain. In this short, focused practice we’ll start with basic anatomy and the alignment principles that address the issue. We’ll then move through a progressive series of hip openers that you can practice independently or integrate into a longer practice. Your lower back will thank you.