All types of physical yoga fall under this category. Through the use of basic Hatha yoga postures, you can cultivate gentle strength, open awareness, and embodied presence.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. Garland Pose - Foundations of Yoga
1. High Lunge Yoga Pose - Yoga With Adriene
Learn High Lunge with Adriene as our Foundations of Yoga series continues! This yoga pose is great for the whole body - strengthening and balancing. Learn this pose from the ground up with a strong focus on alignment and action so that when you are in public class you are safe, empowered and happy!
2. Triangle Pose | Trikonasana | Foundations of Yoga
Learn the Triangle Pose - or Trikonasana - in the latest video in our Foundations of Yoga series! Here Adriene breaks down the single posture from the foundation - the ground up- working with action and alignment. This is great for beginners, great for those interested in attending public classes and even great for experienced yogis who want to deepen their practice and invest in a more mindful active practice. Extended Triangle Pose is great for the whole body and can relieve stress in the system. It strengthens the legs and back and is a great pose to radiate from your center and strengthen your core.
3. Yoga to Calm The Mind: Manage Stress
Strong body, calm mind. This all levels sequence is designed to focus the restless mind and guide you back to the openness and peacefulness of the present moment. By opening the back body, and giving the kidneys a squeeze, a flush, and more space, you will bring your stress hormones back into balance. Each asana in this Grokker Premium video will help you feel grounded, centered and ready to face the complexities of life with a strong and open heart. Join Anusara Expert, Siri Peterson, in this Grokker Premium video. All Levels
4. Cobra Pose - Yoga With Adriene
2013 is the year of the snake! So set your intentions and learn cobra! You are likely to encounter cobra and its sister poses in a Hatha Yoga class. So learn it here or review it with fresh new year eyes! Shed that skin and rejuvenate! Check in with your back. Go slow. Take care of that sweet spine. Open your heart, dang it! You deserve it.
5. Upward Bow Pose Tutorial
In this video, Esther Ekhart explains how to safely get into Urdhva Dhanurasana, or upward bow pose. It is a good posture for back health or as a counter stretch after a core workout. This backbend can be a quite challenging pose so remember to do only what feels right for your body.
6. Energizing Kundalini
This sweet sequence is meant for all levels. You'll begin with a lengthy warm up focused on steadying concentration with breath of fire, and mobilizing the spine with deep seated stretches. Gentle on the joints, you will discover this deceivingly strong practice sneaks up. Relax, connect with the breath, and allow Grokker Yoga Expert, Cindy Walker, to gently surprise you with an invigorating workout. You'll feel energetically revitalized, strong, and deeply nourished after this Grokker Premium video.
7. Yoga For Your Butt and Thighs
Try this sequence for lower body strength with a focus on the butt and thighs. This yoga practice aims to to build lean happy muscles with proper action and alignment. This sequence also aims to remind you to have some fun and find what feels good. Synchronize your breath to the movement for maximum benefits and always, listen to your body.
8. Yoga For Stress Relief
Join Adriene on the mat for a Yoga for stress relief sequence! This yoga practice is great for a tired body and a busy mind. Try this sequence to calm the nervous system and do a little energetic hygiene as you relive anxiety and stress from the body. Connect to your breath and take some time for YOU. Let go of that which is no longer serving you! Open your mind, your heart and stretch & soothe your body. Enjoy!
9. Deep Stretching Therapeutics: Hips
In this 30 min therapeutic class, you will learn basic anatomy and range of motion for optimal hip health. Follow Grokker Therapeutics Expert Robyn Capobianco to release restrictions through self massage and asana. In this Grokker Premium video, Robyn shows you how to open up the joint and reload the system using a combination of corrective exercises and yoga. All levels.
10. Yoga for Surfers: Shoulders and Upper Back
If you are suffering from pain, tension, and or limited range of motion in your shoulders, neck, and upper back, then this class is exactly what you need. Ashleigh Sergeant will take you through a series of poses that will first relax your muscles and then strengthen them in order to provide long-lasting relief. This class is appropriate for students of all skill levels.