Stretches that will take you on the way to Hanumanasana – Splits | Yoga with Rita – Fulcrum Blu

Practice #6 in a series on the many pieces to prepare your hips, hamstrings, and quads for hanumanasana or splits.
00:30 Wide stance move toward squat to open hips
01:30 Supta Padangustasana variation using a belt and block for quad stretch
05:08 Bridge
06:08 Supta Virasana variation to stretch quad hip flexion plus hip extension
08:37 Bridge with variations to tone glutes and open hips
10:58 Wide leg standing stance toward wide squat, with toes turned out
11:38 Runners lunge to train front leg and back leg isometric action of drawing plus front leg wide to open hips
15:24 Savasana

Other Hanumanasana practices:
Practice #5 Sway into Hanumanasana:
Practice #4
Pelvic Alignment for Hanumanasana:
Baby Steps to splits:

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