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 Sickness, Stress, Cold and Flu (30 min)
Yoga for sickness via BrettLarkin.com Are you super stuffy? Sick? Or just really stressed out? If you're congested but tired on laying in bed, this yoga sequence is for you. Inspired by my teacher Jason Crandell (thanks and credit to Jason!) and my own sickness experience, this yoga sequence can help act as a decongestant and stress reliever to help you find some peace -- even if you're bed-ridden or feel too tired.You're sickness may have you down, but as always, your yoga practice can save you.Enjoy this yoga sequence for sickness, stress, cold and flu!
2. 7 Minute Basic Warm up for Yoga
This instructional yoga video is suitable for all levels. It's a quick, 7 minute basic yoga warm up for a powerful yoga practice or workout. Always move within a pain-free range.
3. Yoga For Runners - Warm Up Sequence
Adriene shares a Yoga For Runners Warm Up Sequence. This yoga practice is suitable for all levels and designed to inspire you to check in and create a full body warm up experience before your run. You can practice this before a walk, jog or run or you can practice this as you prepare for a running program or future runs! Awareness is key! We must be patient and mindful as we build endurance in running- just like in our yoga practice- we find what feels good, find ease and build stamina, strength and discover a practice that can be fun! Stay tuned for Yoga For Runners Cool Down and Yoga
4. Sun Salutations for Beginners
Flow with grace. The fundamentals of finding ease within breath-linked movement will be broken down in this Grokker Premium video. Begin with a slow break down the flow of surya namaskar, or sun salutation, by learning all necessary modifications for students at every level. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson as she teaches you to coordinate each movement with the breath. Greet your day with joy and optimism with surya namaskar!
5. Arm and Shoulder Pain Relief - Freedom From Pain
Deeply alleviate pain in the arms and shoulders. Whether you are experiencing symptoms of fibromyalgia, old injuries or accidents, or simply poor lifestyle habits, this series is designed to help you find simple, effective pain relief techniques for everyday life. In this video, Tanya Fitzpatrick guides you through simple, effective exercises to relieve pain.
6. Relieve Hamstring Tension
Allow the tension within your hamstrings melt away, and watch as your lower, middle and upper body follows suit. 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. 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.
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. 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.
10. Extended Child's Pose - Yoga With Adriene
Learn Extended Child's Pose with Adriene! This basic posture is cooling, calming and a great check-in for the spine, hips, and knees. A yummy restorative stretch for the whole body. Breathe deep and sink into Utthitta Balasana!