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. Prevent Lower Back Pain by Robyn Capobianco
1. Yoga For Digestion
Oh digestion. You can't live with it and you can't live without it! Thank goodness Talya Lutzker is here to lead you through a series of poses designed to improve digestion and increase core strength. This class is appropriate for all levels.
2. Big Mind Meditation
A guided "big mind" meditation with Buddhist teacher Joseph Goldstein. In spiritual practice, time is not a factor. Practice cannot be measured in time, so let go of the whole notion of when and how long. The practice is a process unfolding, and it unfolds in its own time. It is like the flowers that grow in the spring. Do you pull them up to make them grow faster? I once tried to do that with carrots in my first garden when I was eight years old. It does not work.
3. Prevent Lower Back Pain
Stretch and strengthen the muscles around your pelvis to prevent lower back pain flare-ups. If any of these moves cause pain, listen to your body and modify accordingly.
4. Extended Big Mind Meditation
This meditation is meant to open the mind to the receptive, spacious quality of attention that comes through the senses and allows us to feel a vast state of mind deeply connected to the present moment. Big Mind meditation is a practice meant to open you into profound spaciousness, like that of the sky. Allow Grokker Meditation Expert Mark Coleman to guide you to a place of quiet joy and peace within the heart. This Grokker Premium video is meant for all levels.
5. Confidence Building Guided Meditation
This short guided meditation, created by Scott Mills, Ph.D., allows you to quickly deepen your experience of confidence and boldness in your daily life. For free guided meditation downloads and information on coaching.
6. Energy Meditation Series: Water
The intention of this meditation is to experientially connect you to your creativity through breathing exercises and guided visualizations. The focus is on the lower abdomen, or water center, which is the place to channel this creative energy and help you to go with the flow.
7. The Quiet Practice
Designed to quiet the mind, relieve stress, and invoke thoughtful contemplation, this sweet practice will allow you to drop into the breath, and release deeply into the body. Focused on connective tissues in the body, Grokker Yoga Expert Cindy Walker encourages students to ride a comfortable edge of discomfort and resting in a sustainable stretch to increase the flow of chi and circulation throughout the body. This Grokker Premium video is approachable for all levels of practice but very challenging in body, mind and spirit.
8. Knee Health Therapeutics #3
Strengthening the muscles around the knee joint is imperative for maintaining healthy joints and preventing knee pain. Samantha Matthews presents this program on improving knee health through continuous strengthening of the "magic button," a term coined for the vastus medialis's key role in conjoining knee joint mobility and stability. Check out Sam's Knee Health collection for more.
9. Lower Back Care #1
Learn to use a series of low-impact exercises to realign the natural curve of your spine. This video will ease pain along your lower spine, and is perfect for a workday break or the end of your day. If you enjoy this video, be sure to watch the rest of Samantha Brown's videos designed to soothe your lower back.
10. Hatha Yoga for Relaxation
This video features moves that will help you reduce stress whether your a beginner or an advanced yoga student.