Leigh Emily

Getting all splitsy on this fine day! . I’ve noticed a lot of you have chosen #centersplits for your #hipopener for #ChooseYourResolution so I wanted to share how I’ve been working on mine. . First of all, get rid of your couch! Or sit in front of it if that won’t go over well with your family...😂. Get yourself a cozy space on the floor with a nice soft rug and work on your Instagram posts while seated in #wideleggedforwardfold. Since I do a lot of Instagraming, so I am stretching a lot!☺️😅 . The other awesome stretch that I added to my daily routine is #frogpose. About 3 years ago, maybe longer, I started doing it for 5 minutes every evening. It was NOT enjoyable at first, but it has become so and my hips actually crave it now. . Be careful coming out of any long hold...use your hands to help move your legs and move slowly. . That’s it! Happy splitsing to ya! 😘😘😘 . I’m stretching in @moonchildyogawear 💫💙🌙

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2017.12.05. 08:10
@yogajeannee haha!! Excellent!! Get splitten and Igin’ Girl!!


2017.12.05. 08:13
Woah!!! Leigh!! 😱😍😍 Your splits have become spectacular! Lovely view from behind too! 🍑🔥 I can say that, right, as I’m not a guy. 😊😉


2017.12.05. 09:05
@sportandtravel Hehehe, thank you my Boo!! Yes, I’ll take that sweet butthi compliment from you any day!❤️


2017.12.05. 09:06
@raymurse_yoga Plan is written above my friend😜


2017.12.05. 09:09
@mycorepilates Thank you! I appreciate your lovely comments!!🙏❤️☺️😘


2017.12.05. 09:12
@chandni.narang Hi beautiful! Thank you! No, you’re doing it right! You won’t get it all the way to the floor for a long time. But don’t worry, it will happen!! It took me 3 years...might take you a year and might take 10. And then once you get your frog pose to the floor, you’ll have your center split and then you’ll be working your oversplit!! It never ends, enjoy the process....it’s everything!!❤️


2017.12.05. 09:13
@chandni.narang Can you DM me a video of your frog? Or tag me in your stories so I can see if there’s any suggestions I may have?


2017.12.05. 09:16
@sport_plus123 Yay!!!! 3 weeks!!! That’s so awesome my friend!!!💖❤️💖 It’s the hardest three weeks cuz you’re probably still in the torture stage🤣🤣😘 I promise it gets easier...in about a year🤪


2017.12.05. 09:16
@cece.carson Hehehe, in it right now as I type!!🤣😘🙏


2017.12.05. 09:17
@flaviayogalicia Yay!!!! Yes! I’m in frog as we type!!!😘😘👏


2017.12.05. 09:18
@flawed.acrobat Oh that’s a fabulous idea!! And so good to build strength at the same time! Keep on rockin Sista!!!


2017.12.05. 09:22
@jbreton22 Thanks Babe! Hot like YOU!!


2017.12.05. 11:04
amazing picture! go check out our yogaboards you will love them!!


2017.12.05. 11:28
Amazing 💙💙💙


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2017.12.05. 14:46
I definitely need to try that! Stunning middle splits sis!


2017.12.05. 15:00
Wow Leigh!!! Amazing 😍


2017.12.05. 15:13
Alright, 5 minutes in the evening, I definitely have this much, will require a lot of breathing at the beginning for sure :)))


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2017.12.05. 18:41
@leighyogipilot thankyou.. you are so beautiful 😍 and super sweet. I will love to share my practice and get any suggestions that you may have. Thankyou so much for taking out time for this. Keep sharing. Your amazing posts and keep inspiring us all.. lots of love to you ❤️❤️💕💕


2017.12.05. 18:43
This poolside shot has me yearning for summertime sun


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2017.12.06. 02:39
I love using frog pose to help me stretch for my straddle too! Your splits are magnificent, babe! 😍💙


2017.12.06. 03:30
✨One word: #goddess !✨


2017.12.06. 05:06
Nice 📷📸 shots in your Gallery. Awesome👍👍.. Checkout my profile for nature shots.


2017.12.06. 05:43
Hella jealous of your middle splits 😍


2017.12.06. 06:27
Awesome , 💃...@leighyogipilot


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2017.12.06. 10:52
Wow! Flexi Leigh should be ur name 🙌🏽


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2017.12.06. 15:51
Symmetrical 😎


2017.12.06. 18:29
@blaz_yoga Haha, thank you!


2017.12.06. 21:03
Omg you bendy girl!!


2017.12.06. 21:30
what's the fit like on these moonchild leggings?


2017.12.06. 21:34
@dianne.richard They are a bit tight on the waist. I prefer the fit on their printed leggings for my body style.


2017.12.06. 21:35
@dianne.richard And I LOVE the printed ones...no elastic in the waist so no muffin top, and perfect compression on the rest, great material for working out too.


2017.12.08. 07:10
(commentary) I call this one, my ass above water, while on concrete, at the same time, with legs spread wide open, at the same time.....


2017.12.09. 03:05


2017.12.10. 03:01
#jeanclaudevandamme 😍👌👌



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