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When we spend long periods of time in the sitting position, multiple things happen:

  • Muscle groups held in a shortened position can become tight – hip flexors and hamstrings are two of the most common.

  • Other muscles which are held in a prolonged stretched position can become weak and inhibited- the gluteus medius and maximus are two examples. 

it is helpful to develop a strategy to loosen up the tight muscles and strengthen the weak muscles.


In this workshop you will learn how to determine which quadrant of the hip needs stretching and which needs strengthening for creating sustainable and effective Yoga sequences for the hips.


Registration includes optional asana practice from 10-11:30 AM.  If you would like to only take the asana class only register here

Healthy Hips 
For Teachers and Students of Yoga | Optional Asana Practice Included

Functional Anatomy | Creating Effective Sequences | Improve

Safety, Stability and Control in Nearly Every Yoga Posture 

In this workshop we will cover:​

  • The four quadrants and functional anatomy of the hip 

  • Muscles and functions of each quadrant and how they work together

  • Relationship between the pelvis, hip joints and lower back 

  • How practicing with awareness of the lumbar-pelvic rhythm can improve every posture 

  • How to improve balance with hip strength

  • Thing to consider when practicing with a hip replacement

Sunday, April 16 

Asana Practice (optional) 10:00-11:30 AM

Workshop 12:00-2:00 PM 

Authentic Yoga Studio 

7950 E. Redfield Rd #170, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

In-person only


Earn 2.0 CEUs for Yoga Alliance RYS

TIsh Hegel, BS Kinesiology, ACSM CPT, E-RYS, YACEP

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