ArabesqueForever123 Posted September 3, 2011 Report Share Posted September 3, 2011 Hello everyone. I have two problems for the moderators here. I hope you guys can help me. I was practicing my splits one day during this past summer and I had a very hard time trying to get down all the way on my splits. I am usually very good at sitting down on them and just relaxing there, but this time it was different. I felt a sharp pain on my right glut and it prevented me from stretching even further. The pain exceedingly got worse when I was trying to get up from it. I decided that I should lay off on stretching for a couple of weeks. When ballet started again, the teacher wanted us to stretch after out barre portion of the class. Nevertheless, the excruciating pain occurred again. I was very worried thinking I might not ever be able to stretch again. Can you moderators give me some advice on what I should do? My second problem is my hip. Every time I go down into a grande plie, my hip oddly locks and I would have to stop the exercise and lift my leg higher to pop it. This also happens when I hinge my leg to go into a developpe. It doesn't happen every time, but when it does, I get extremely annoyed with it. Is there anything I could do to prevent it from locking? Thank you guys so much! Quote Link to comment
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