Yoga Anatomy: Internal Hip Rotations for Yoga

Internal hip rotation is the movement used in yoga poses such as Eagle Pose. Another yoga pose that uses internal hip rotation is Warrior III, however in Warrior III the internal hip rotation is on the lifted leg. Internal rotations are important for creating balance in our yoga poses. ‘Internal hip rotation’ is the anatomical term for this particular hip movement.

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Utthita Trikonasana – Extended Triangle Pose

Utthita Trikonasana – Extended Triangle Pose – is a foundational standing yoga pose. Extended Triangle pose is a challenge for the hamstrings as well as the adductor muscles of the legs and also a great posture for the general health of the legs and hips. This pose will create stability in our lower three chakras while we expand our heart chakra to its full blooming potential.

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Why try yoga?

 

 

Before I started practicing yoga, like many other people I know, I thought it was a bit of a joke; people going to a studio to dance and prance around on a mat, seeing who can lift their leg the highest, fold their bodies into unnatural shapes, while simultaneously feeding their egos. I regularly told myself, “I will never be one of those people who attend yoga. It’s definitely not for me, why would anyone try yoga?” Luckily, i have since found out i wrong my perceptions of Yoga were…

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Prasarita Padottanasana

The Wide Leg Forward Bend Pose, Prasarita Padottanasana, is a foundation standing yoga pose. Wide Leg Forward Bend Pose opens and deepens your yoga practice. Wide Leg Forward Bend Pose allows us greater hamstring flexibility in our yoga asana. Wide Leg Forward Bend Pose is a strong standing yoga posture.

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Parsvothanasana

Intense Side Stretch Pose: Parsvothanasana Parsvothanasana, or Intense Side Stretch as it is known in english, is one of the foundation standing yoga poses. Intense Side Stretch Pose opens and deepens our yoga practice and …

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