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. 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.
2. Invigorating Shoulder Sequence
When it feels like the weight of the world is weighing down on your shoulders, practice this gentle yoga sequence to get that much needed release. Join Sonia Doubell in this Grokker Premium Video for her series Yoga for Tension Relief, and melt away the stresses and strains of life!
3. Yoga For Improving Balance
To feel sure and steady on our feet we need healthy bones and muscles to support us, good eyesight, a healthy vestibular system and good mind/body coordination. This gentle yoga class, led by Grokker expert Sherry Zak Morris, will address all of these areas and more to keep you healthy and confident.
4. Low Impact Chair Yoga
Everyone can do yoga, no matter what age or stage of life! This chair yoga class incorporates safe and effective seated and standing movements to increase muscle and bone strength, improve circulation, build stamina, and support joint health.
5. Forward Fold Yoga Pose - Yoga With Adriene
Our Foundations of Yoga series continues with this Standing Forward Fold (Uttanasana) which is great stretch for the back and hamstrings. Cooling and calming, this pose is great before bed to aid insomnia and great anytime to release tension and toxic thoughts. Also a great pose to ease headaches - believe it or not! Give it a try and let me know what you think!
6. 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.
7. Yoga for Beginners: Master Downward Dog
If you want to get the most out of your yoga practice, then it is essential to master downward dog. Perfect for yogis of all skill levels, this class will guide you through the different ways of transitioning into and out of downward dog so that you can approach this common pose with strength and confidence.
8. Refreshing Spine Sequence
Release tension in your spine to increase flexibility and youthfulness. Look and feel 10 years younger with this powerful flow. Join Sonia Doubell in this Grokker Premium Video for her series Yoga for Tension Relief, and melt away the stresses and strains of life!
9. Lower Back Pain Relief - Freedom From Pain
Deeply alleviate pain in the lower back. 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.
10. 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