This is a gentle sequence designed to release tension in the hips. Loosening your hips can help to relieve lower back pain and increase suppleness.
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This sequence is a doozie for both upper and lower back pain. We mobilise the spine and stretch the hips, back, calves and hamstrings.
In this gentle sequence we loosen up the calves, hamstrings, hips, back and shoulders to let go of tension and slow down your mind.
This relaxing sequence is focussed primarily on the lower back. If you have weakness or pain here, please listen carefully to your body.
In this relaxing sequence, we loosen up the neck and shoulders, stretch the outer hips and glutes and release tension at the lower back.
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.
Training balance is a great way to build your powers of focus and concentration, which can be very useful, especially in competition.
This challenging, twisting balance sequence builds strength, improves spinal mobility and stretches muscles throughout the body.
This sequence combines standing, seated and reclining twists. Move mindfully through the poses, taking care not to over-rotate your spine.
Sidebends stretch muscles throughout the body, improve spinal mobility and alleviate pain in the lower back, shoulders and neck.
Legendary CrossFit trainer and physical therapist, Kelly Starrett, advises athletes to: "Spend as much time in a lunge as you can."
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.
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.