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The flexibility sequences are focused primarily on static stretching plus some dynamic movement and relaxation techniques. The objectives are to increase flexibility, improve range of motion, reduce tension and alleviate pain.

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Beginner Twists

This sequence combines standing, seated and reclining twists. Move mindfully through the poses, taking care not to over-rotate your spine.

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Hip Openers I

Legendary CrossFit trainer and physical therapist, Kelly Starrett, advises athletes to: "Spend as much time in a lunge as you can."

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Sun Salutations

In this routine, I break down Sun Salutation A—a classic sequence of poses that you will find in many hatha and vinyasa yoga classes.

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Deeper Backbends

This sequence includes some more advanced backbends. Please be cautious, taking the modified version of any pose that feels out of reach.

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Hip Openers II

In this sequence, we flow through some deeper hip openers—Lizard, Half Frog and Reclining Butterfly. It sounds like a trip to the zoo.

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More Hamstrings

In yoga, forward bends are how we stretch the ankles, calves and hamstrings but please take care to modify if you have lower back issues.

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Twist + Bend

This sequence combines twists and sidebends to stretch muscles throughout the body. Make sure that you are warmed up before you start.

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Hip Openers III

If tight hips are an issue for you, cycle through multiple different hip-opening sequences so that you don't get stuck in repeating patterns.

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Wheel Prep

In this sequence we open up the hip flexors, stretch the chest and activate the glutes, in preparation for one of the deepest yoga backbends.

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Quads + Hips

Depending on the flexibility of your quads and hip flexors, this sequence is either going to be incredibly hard or a walk in the park.