Stretching exercises encourage lengthening of your muscles and associated tendons. Short and tight muscles can lead to pressure on nerves and pain. By its effect of lengthening muscles, stretching promotes flexibility and full range of motion about your joints.
Kneel by placing your right knee on the floor and your left foot flat on the floor in front of you and forward of your left knee
Keep posture upright and rest hands on left knee
Do not allow left knee to project forward of your foot
Gently push your hips forward to feel a stretch at the front of your right hip
Repeat for opposite side