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. Yin Yoga for Hamstrings & Quadriceps
This yin yoga class focuses on opening your hamstrings and stretching out your quadriceps so you can give your lower body the care and attention it deserves. If you're a runner, sit for long periods of time, or feel soreness from strength training, you will love the relief and mobility this class will give you.
2. Yoga for Surfers: Strengthening the Legs
Need a boost in your athleticflexibility and execution? This well balanced sequence can be performed before your surf routine, or before any workout that requires lower body mobility. Feel the immediate benefits of increased agility through the hips and legs. In this Grokker Premium video, celebrated yoga expert Ashleigh Sergeant takes you through a yoga sequence designed to build strength and circulation through your muscles, then broadens range of motion through the joints.
3. Therapeutics: Knee Health #2
Learn how to strengthen the vastus medialis, or what Sam call's the "magic button" with these essential exercises to help you find pain free knees. Sam Shakti will guide you through exercises that strengthen the muscles around the knee joint. These exercises include hip opening moves and forward folds with clear posture modifications to bring the benefits of each pose to your needs. Avoiding hyperextension is critical, and strengthening the muscles around the knee joint will aid in preventative muscle engagement to keep you from overextending the joint structure. If your still experiencing knee pain, visit the Grokker premium collection on knee health exercises.
4. 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.
5. Air Element: Vinyasa Energy Flow
Radiate compassion from the inside out. This Air based flow, part 4 in a 6-part Energy Flow Series, is designed to create spaciousness around the heart, lungs, and throat. This practice emphasizes postures that promote respiration and circulation while connecting to the essence of compassion. In this Grokker Premium Video, be inspired and uplifted as you explore playful back bend variations and hip opening postures. Follow Vinyasa Expert, Christy Evans, as she inspires your flow.
6. Love the Skin You're In #1
Find your unshakeable center encompassed by radiant self gratitude. In this class, you'll learn the detailed alignment of each pose for the benefit of your core. This foundational Flow/Core workout will teach you how to find and maintain the mid-line for stability and freedom. All levels welcome! Join Anusara Expert Samantha S. Brown in this Grokker Premium video that will help you improve concentration, balance, strength, and stability in your practice.
7. 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.
8. Nurturing Life: Prenatal Yoga for Beginners
This class is perfect for expectant mothers looking to begin prenatal yoga. Learn to breathe fully to access your full physical, mental, and emotional capacity for strength and fluidity. In this Grokker Premium video, you'll gain skills to access your pelvic floor. Grokker Yoga Expert, Samantha Brown, will guide you towards your inherent inner guide that is the ancient wisdom that nurtures and gives life: the power of creation within each mother. All Levels
9. Yoga Motion - Yoga for Kids Ages 2.5+ (Warm-up)
Your child will learn "Rock-and-Roll", "Zipper", and "Cat-Cow", as well as some breathing techniques.
10. 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