Dancers Anonymous > Hip Openers

Discussion in 'Dancers Anonymous' started by DanceMentor, May 23, 2013.

  1. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    I sometimes get sore hips and have found a number of Yoga stretches that have helped me including the Scorpion and the Pigeon. What do you do?
     
  2. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    cradle.....also laughing baby/dead bug...triangle
     
  3. danceronice

    danceronice Well-Known Member

    The frog sit (soles of the feet together, knees flat on the floor pointing opposite directions.)

    With the caveat I have more trouble turning my toes IN than OUT and have very open hips.
     
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  4. Sania

    Sania Well-Known Member

    Runners lunge and variants

    Crescent moon (runners lunge with upper body upright and arms up over head

    Triangle pose

    Extended side angle with elbow on knee

    Body weight squats with legs wider than shoulder width, feet slightly turned out. My trainer has me tilt my pelvis back before beginning the squat

    Also if you google yoga psoas, a lot of those poses seem to help the hips as well
     
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