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. 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.
3. Yoga For Acid Reflux - Embrace It! - Yoga With Adriene
This gentle yoga sequence will offer anyone an opportunity to connect with their breath, relieve tension in the neck, wake up the body and find balance from within. This is a great practice for those suffering from acid reflux as it does not have any inversions or ab stimulators. It is also great for those who are in healing, wanting to relieve PMS, or just tired from a long day. A quick and valuable sequence suitable for all! In my experience with GERD or acid reflux in particular - I find that focusing on my breath has been most helpful. Also, do not let the stomach go over the esophagus during this time and go easy on any core stimulators.
4. 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.
5. 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!
6. 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.
7. Yoga for Stress Reduction: Find Space Within
Welcome to Siri Peterson’s Yoga for Stress Reduction Series. In this video, Siri will help you find more space within your own body through a series of poses designed to stretch the spine, lengthen the sides of the waist, and open the lungs.
8. Gentle Yoga for Surrendering to Love
Welcome to Nourishing Heart, a four-week yoga and meditation plan designed to explore themes of self-love. In this gentle yoga class, you will focus on surrender as you move through a series of gentle movements designed to warm and soften tension around the spine and heart.
9. 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!
10. 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.