Gentle yoga is all about how to ease you into feeling your best. Using gentle postures and relaxed breathing exercises, you can effortlessly plunge into the benefits of lengthening your tissues while nurturing grounded, stabilizing strength.Don't be intimidated by the idea of taking up yoga. Yoga for beginners classes are designed specifically to ease you in gradually into a practice. Yoga poses in beginners classes are easy enough not to put off first timers but just hard enough to stretch your muscles and give you a real workout. What's more there is such a range and variety of yoga styles and instructors for beginners to try that you will certainly find the right yoga practice for you. Nourish Yourself: Yoga for Relaxation by Brett Larkin
1. Pigeon Pose - Yoga With Adriene
Learn the Pigeon Pose (or one legged pigeon) as part of The Foundations Of Yoga Series! This happy hip opener is therapeutic and not to be rushed. Take your time as you breathe into that hip and stretch the thighs, the abdomen and open your heart! This one has many benefits and again, is not to be rushed. Take your time. Enjoy the ride. Find support and modify as needed.
2. 15 minute gentle morning yoga
A great way to start your day - a slow, gentle yoga sequence to wake the body up. Always move within a pain-free range.
3. Upper Back and Neck Pain Prevention
Upper back and neck pain can be draining and acutely painful, but this video gives you the tools to prevent that occurring. In this Grokker Premium video Tanya Fitzpatrick will demonstrate a series of gentle somatic movements that help release any tension that has been building up in your upper back and neck, and you will experience tangible relief as well as help preventing the pain reemerging. Join Tanya Fitzpatrick in her Freedom From Pain Series to manage, relieve, and release pain throughout your body.
4. Yoga for Stress Reduction: Gentle Inversions
Welcome to Siri Peterson’s Yoga for Stress Reduction Series. In this final video of the series, Siri will guide you through a series of gentle and restorative inversions to calm the mind.
5. Warming up for Asana
In this Grokker Premium video we will center the body and mind to prepare ourselves for our yoga practice. Learn the basic movements and stretches that will allow even the stiffest bodies to practice yoga safely. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson through this can be a short practice, which can be used in and of itself, or in preparation for a longer yoga practice.
6. Hip Opening
This hip opening flow will melt away tension that lies deep within the hips. You’ll experience a deep release and be left with an open heart. Join Sonia Doubell in this Grokker Premium Video for her series Yoga for Tension Relief, and melt away the stresses and strains of life!
7. Gentle Preparation for Meditation
This preparatory practice will relieve tension through the hips, legs, and lower back in preparation for a seated meditation. Many of us find that discomfort in the traditional seated posture prevents us from enjoying the meditative experience. In this Grokker Premium video you will warm up the lower body and align your spine so that you can sit with ease, comfort, and freedom from distraction. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert, Siri Peterson, on a path to discovering peace in your personal meditation practice. All levels welcome.
8. Yoga For Relaxation
Yoga For Relaxation with Adriene is here! This yoga sequence is perfect for those seeking to relax and relieve anxiety. Perfect for a recovery day and perfect for those needing a little time for yourself. This yoga practice is fun, slow and stretchy and great for all levels and those seeking to deepen their practice with a connection to the breath. Repeat this practice weekly to promote overall health and become more flexible - both in mind and body!
9. 30 minute invigorating yoga practice
A 30 minute invigorating yoga practice if you need a little pick-me-up. There's a short warm up, but it may be best to do a longer warm up, so try the video suggested at the beginning if you think you might benefit from a longer warm up. Always move within a pain-free range.
10. Locust Pose- Foundations Of Yoga
Learn the Foundations of Salabhasana or Locust pose! This yoga pose is a back bend with the strong support of your foundation and the earth. It has many variations and is a great preparation for Bow Pose or deeper back bending asanas. Locust Pose is a great full body strengthener and wonderful to relieve fatigue and giving some love to the spine. Extend through the crown of your head and enjoy the balance of strength and grace in Salabhasana.