This sequence is a great one for mobilising the spine, stretching the sides of the body and opening up the hips. It's one of my favourites.
Tag - Intermediate
This sequence is designed to loosen up the spine and hips and stretch the hamstrings to improve suppleness and get you moving more fluidly.
This video is designed to loosen up the hips and stretch the calves and hamstrings. It's great post-workout when your muscles are warm.
This backbending sequence involves a couple of trickier poses. It's a nice, lazy flow to try if you've been practicing for at least a few months.
This twisting sequence is designed to wring out tension throughout the body, with a specific focus on the spine, abs, obliques and hips.
In this sequence, we'll learn some basic one-legged balancing poses. Don't be discouraged if you find these poses tricky to begin with.
In this sequence, notice how challenging your balance requires stability in the hips and core. This can help to prevent lower back pain.
In this flow-style sequence, we step up the pace. It requires a good level of balance as well as familiarity with the classic standing poses.
Sidebends stretch muscles throughout the body, improve spinal mobility and alleviate pain in the lower back, shoulders and neck.
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.
In this sequence, we flow through some deeper hip openers—Lizard, Half Frog and Reclining Butterfly. It sounds like a trip to the zoo.
This sequence combines twists and sidebends to stretch muscles throughout the body. Make sure that you are warmed up before you start.
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.
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.
In this sequence, we flow through Sun Salutation A + B, Lunge Salute and a hip-opening Sun Salutation to stretch muscles throughout the body.