These are some good drills that will prepare you for the Standing Compass / Sundial pose. It's important to both open the hips, the hammstrings and to get a bit of side bend in there. Check out my app Yoga Lioness if you want to do some great, movement-loving vinyasa flows with me - iPhone and Android. Remember to always go slow, enjoy the journey and listen to your body!
There are plenty of options for free online yoga classes or in-person yoga, especially if you're new to the practice or have a flexible schedule. Here are some of the best and most convenient ways to practice yoga for free.