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. Yoga For Easing Shoulder Pain
Shoulder impingement, rotator cuff injuries and frozen shoulder are common conditions in the 50+ population. In this gentle yoga class, we will work on sequences that increase your range of motion, encourage proper alignment, and strengthen the structures that support this very critical joint.
2. 20 Minute Blindfolded Yoga Practice
A 20 minute blindfolded yoga practice. Why the blindfold? Try it and you will see why. Allow slow, deep breath to move you through each pose. Always work within a pain-free range. Use a scarf, sleep mask or handkerchief for the blindfold.
3. 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!
4. Chair Yoga: Neck and Shoulders
Melt tension through the neck and shoulders with stimulative exercises for the neck, shoulders, and upper back. Grokker Yoga Expert Sierra Campbell will guide you into this simple, yet deeply restorative yoga and meditation practice focused on complete relaxation seated in a chair, in a car, or in flight. Sit back and soothe stress away with simple methods for lasting relaxation in this Grokker Premium video. Appropriate for all levels.
5. Lower Back Pain Prevention
Lower back pain can be immobilising and hugely painful, but this video is designed to help prevent that occurring. In this Grokker Premium video Tanya Fitzpatrick will show you a series of gentle somatic movements, that will help release any tension that building up in your lower back, and will experience tangible relief to any pain that you might have. Join Tanya Fitzpatrick in her Freedom From Pain Series to manage, relieve, and release pain throughout your body.
6. 10 Min Morning Yoga
Ready to get your morning yoga on? This is a gentle practice that will awaken your muscles and prep you for a great day. It includes not only asana (yoga poses), but pranayama (breathing practice) as well and it is suitable for all levels. Remember to move within a pain-free range.
7. Thigh Energizer Sequence
Energize your body with this detoxifying thigh opening sequence that will leave you feeling great throughout the day. Join Sonia Doubell in this Grokker Premium Video for her series Yoga for Tension Relief, and melt away the stresses and strains of life!
8. Yoga for Stress Reduction: Gentle Flow
Welcome to Siri Peterson’s Yoga for Stress Reduction Series. In this video, Siri will guide you through a gentle, energizing flow designed to relieve stress and tension from the body.
9. 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.
10. 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.