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 Surfers: Balance
If you're looking to enhance performance and mobility on your board, bike, or in your typical run routine, this Grokker premium video is perfect for you. Designed by Yoga Expert Ashleigh Sergeant, the routine improves core strength through a variety of ab integration techniques and standing balancing postures.
2. Finding Balance: Utthita Hasta Padangustana
Designed to mindfully challenge your balance, this yoga class will help you find and maintain your core strength. In doing so we tone and strengthen our entire sensory-motor system. By experiencing the waverings of a one legged balance in extended hand-to-toe pose, we train ourselves to keep ourselves steady, even in challenging times. Join celebrated Anusara Expert Siri Peterson in this Grokker Premium video on steadying inner fluctuation, both mentally and physically. Intermediate Levels.
3. Taoflow: Squat Sequence
This is a forty-minute Taoflow where you will learn proper alignment and breathing techniques for overall health. Class begins with a few minutes of free-style Shaking to clear the mind and warm up the body. Then, follow Qigong Expert Cain Carroll to move into Joint Opening exercises to increase circulation and awareness of the joints in preparation for in-depth study and practice of Womb Squat. Students of all levels are welcome to check out this Grokker Premium video.
4. Restorative Savasana
In a culture focused around doing more, having more, and getting more, it is crucial to learn and practice simple techniques to help reduce stress and anxiety. Savasana, or basic relaxation pose, is one of the most important and ancient poses in yoga. Join the amazing Judith Hanson Lasater and dedicate just 30-minutes of your day to savasana and learning how to just be. This class will leave you feeling rejuvenated, de-stressed and mentally clear.
5. Lower Back Care #2
If you sit or stand for most of the day without conditioning your lower spine, chances are you suffer from back pain. In this Grokker premium video, Anusara instructor Sam Shakti Brown guides you through some essential asanas (yogic postures) for keeping your lower spine strong, aligned, and healthy. Checkout her Lower Back Care collection for more videos to help with back pain.
6. 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.
7. Harmony: Vinyasa Energy Flow
Move in harmony! This 6th part in the 6 part series will incorporate all of the previous elements to align and harmonize our physical and energetic body. Emphasize the harmony within through breath, meditation, and movements that support balance to our Solar/masculine and Lunar/feminine aspects with our Grokker Yoga Expert, Christy Evans. This Grokker Premium Video will inspire, uplift, and expand from a grounded, connected, and centered sense of Self. All Levels
8. Taoflow: Moving from the Center
Anchor your presence within the core. Focused on one of the most important aspects of Taoflow yoga, this forty five minute class will guide you to move from center. Class begins with a few minutes of free-style shaking to clear the mind and warm the body. Then, work with specific alignment exercises to find an optimized awareness of the body's relationship to earth, and gravity. All levels welcome.
9. Love the Skin You're In #3
Evoke your inner radiance through an invigorating flow to inspire your natural, holistic alignment. In this Grokker Premium video join Grokker Anusara Expert, Samantha Shakti Brown, for this physically, mentally and emotionally balancing practice to awaken the authentic you.
10. Dharma Discussion on Breath Meditation
Thanissaro Bhikkhu discusses breathing along with a variety of meditation techniques.