The Ashtanga Practice Primary Series: Hip Opening

45 min
What You'll Need:
Mat, Blanket, Block
Open feet, open hips. Maria guides us in a practice designed to open and stretch our hips in preparation for Padmasana (Lotus). We begin by opening our feet, and then move into variations of Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) A and B, and standing and seated postures that focus on hip opening, strengthening, and stability. You will feel more grounded, spacious, and centered in your being.
Sep 05, 2016
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Just excellent. I'm an older ashtangi (57) - started the practice in my 40s. Your inspired cues have reawakened beginner's mind! Thank you!!
9 mos ago

Thank you for your comments Kate! I'm so glad you're enjoying the videos and Ashtanga!!! XOXO
9 mos ago

I am 75, doing yoga since 20s, and have avoided hip surgery by doing hip openers. This was a good one for me! Thank you.
Suzanne
9 mos ago

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