Hips Don’t Lie – Yoga Poses for Hip Health

Article by Sumedha Rewar

Your body’s happiness depends on the well being of your hips. It is important to keep your hips stable and open for getting pain and injury free. The sitting posture of every individual has to be comfortable and stable. There has to be a perfect balance maintained between the effort and ease of using your strength.

Yoga can help in making the alignment of pelvic bone correct with the hips. There is a sense of emotional freedom attained if you are able to sit comfortably. Hence, hips are quite important to be exercised daily for a smooth body.

Most of us have sedentary lifestyles due to which the hip flexors are deteriorated and the hip rotators are tightened. If you think about running, playing any sports or doing yoga, it will make the muscles tighter, flexible and give proper alignment to your pelvic area.

Hip stabilizers ultimately protect the injuries related to hip bone, muscles, and connective tissues. Lower back pain can be avoided by creating the space in psoas, Sartorius and rectus femoris.

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Focus on becoming stable in standing postures like Mountain Pose, Warrior pose, and Tadasana. The alignment of these postures has to be perfect. These balancing poses utilize the gluteus medius and minimus for stabilizing and giving better strength to the bone and tissues. The impact of each pose on your body will help you in maintaining the right equilibrium.

The tight muscles can become flexible by Classic hip openers. One-legged King Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana) and seated twists are the best for hip flexibility. It is vital to protect the ligaments and cartilage in the hip joint for maintaining the integrity of the joint.

Hence, you need to keep the postures aligned well to get the most beneficial results. The hips become more flexible and create better strength in hip muscles to get the stable mobility.

Don’t ignore working on your hip area by doing regular yoga for hips and feel the changes in your life gradually.

Sumedha Rewar
Sumedha Rewar

Sumedha has IT background and has the inclination towards Yoga, Reiki and Naturopathy. She has always intended to give the best to humanity in whichever way she can. She believes that positive approach in life and faith in anything can lead you towards a better living. Her proclivity in the world of meditation has made her choose a different path from her academics. You can reach her directly on the email ID sumedha@reikirays.com