I am not a flexible yogi. If I had to make a list of areas I need to work on, I would end up with all the major joints in the body — from ankles to shoulders. But hips are up at the top of the list. I chanced across Hips Too Tight? If you’re having difficulty with forward bends, don’t assume it’s your hamstrings. Inflexible rotator muscles may be to blame. by Judith Hanson Lasiter. The article originally appeared in the January/February 2000 isssue of Yoga Journal, but this version also includes the photographs.