Hip Opener Stretches - May 28

Stretching Routine: 10 Minutes

  • R knee down, L foot forward- press hips forward (Squeeze glutes), shoulders down, reach arms forward, round back stretch out shoulder blades
  • Bring left arm back behind body, rotate chest to follow arm, keep hips still
  • Bring left arm to meet right, bring right arm back behind body, rotate chest to follow arm, keep hips still
  • Bring both arms in front and place them down to frame left foot- runners lunge
  • Right arm stays down, left arm up, chest to follow, reach for right foot, hold
  • Lay left leg down in front, shin flat, right leg extended behind you, chest falls towards mat (Hands, forearms, forehead)
  • Down dog, to forward fold, rotation swings
  • Repeat for opposite side, Left knee down, right foot in front
  • Frog stretch as a weekly stretching challenge- come on to all fours, spread knees as far as they can go, toes wide, arch to ground, sit hips back
  • Walk feet and knees to arms, deep squat, shift and rock hips, hips to sky, vertebrae to roll up