Related Knowledge Needed: Hip Strengthening Exercises to Prepare for Asana

The following teaching and study materials provide highly useful background for the hip strengthening exercises you find here. These materials will prepare you to understand the related anatomy and the thinking behind the exercises presented.

  1. Anatomy – The Pelvic Girdle, Pelvis & Hips Intro
  2. Anatomy – Hip Muscles
  3. Anatomy – Pelvic Floor
  4. Hip Issues & Teaching Considerations – Here you’ll find key teachings on this complex topic, including why a focus on engaging the glute maximus can help prevent and relieve hip issues and the need for balancing the tone of the adductors and glute medius.