Restorative and Yin Yoga

10 Newbie Restorative Yoga Videos

Leslie Vale • April 15, 2015
Slip into a quiet practice. Restorative yoga is a passive practice utilizing breathing exercises, long held posture, and props to deeply rest tissues of the body, and calm the mind.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. Supported Restorative Forward Bends by Judith Hanson Lasater
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1. Basic Restorative Inversions
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This practice will focus on two basic methods of restorative inversions. Inversions are poses in which your legs are higher than the heart and promote circulation, muscle recovery, and relaxation. Judith will first set you up in Legs up the Wall pose in which you will need two-three blankets, a yoga strap or belt, and eye pillow. The second basic restorative inversion is Legs on Chair in which you will need a chair with no arms and two blankets. Judith will be on hand to guide you through setting these poses up, easing you into the pose, and bringing you out after a period of relaxation.
2. Restorative Yoga to Lengthen the Spine
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Matece shows you how to help you keep your spine flexible, agile, and create a space that will strengthen it's ability to feed take care of the body. In this Grokker premium video, she will help calm your mind in this soothing restorative pose by guiding your mind through a journey of forgiveness and understanding. If you felt encouraged and refreshed from this video, please explore Matece Skows collection called Restorative Yoga.
3. Dragon Pose
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The Dragon pose will really do wonders for your hips!!! Practice it and feel it for yourself. It will help with sciatica and lower back.
4. Yoga for Partners Part 2
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Part two of a four and as a series this is complete yoga sequence that you can practice with friends, partners, lovers, etc.Yoga specialist Allannah Law and her lovely student Lou demonstrate Warrior pose and Downward Dog. This a quick demonstration and is not traditional yin yoga video.
5. Dragons Tutorial
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This video will explain the Yin Yoga version of the Dragons, which are the Yin Yoga versions of the Lunge. You will be shown alternatives and options and will learn about contraindications for the pose.
6. Restore & Renew
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Melt away tension along the spine, and as you do so, experience the down regulation of your nervous system. You'll feel mentally and physically rejuvenated from this sequence, as Siri Peterson's clear attention to detail guides you into yourself, and a profound settling of inner energy. This Premium Restorative Anusara video takes you through a deeply relaxing sequence of restful, supported postures. Experience quiet from the inside out.
7. Yoga for Women: Happy Ovaries
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Remember the essence of you. This Grokker Premium video on yoga to strengthen the reproductive system will explore your creative rhythm and passion. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Sierra Campbell to soothe the mind with the pace of your heartbeat, then settle your awareness beyond into a uniquely receptive, yet passionate and productive space.
8. Beginners Yoga for Relaxation & Sleep, Flexibility Stretches for Stress, Anxiety & Pain Relief
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Beginners Yoga for Relaxation & Sleep, Flexibility Stretches to Help You Fall Asleep, Yoga for Stress In this Yoga workout video, Erica Vetra gives you 30 minute routine for sleep, deep relaxation, stress relief and anxiety. These gentle stretches will help you fall asleep and relieve pain and tension throughout the full body. This free beginners yoga class will resolve your trouble sleeping fast!
9. Workplace Wellness: Ease Neck, Shoulder, and Wrist Pain
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Been sitting all day and starting to feel the effects? Take a few minutes from the comfort of your chair to join Grokker expert, Christina Robohm, as she guides you through a series of quick, seated stretches designed to ease neck, shoulder and wrist pain. Whether you rarely work out or are a seasoned athlete, you'll reap the benefits of these time-efficient stretches.
10. Restorative Inversions - Fearless Heart
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Our body temples hold the wisdom of our heart interlaced with the essence of the soul. In this 8-part Fearless Heart series, Grokker Yoga Expert Daniella Cotreau will guide you to know yourself and the body intimately. This video will move you into slow, long held inversions saturated with deep meditative breathing and quiet thoughtfulness. As you rest the body upside down, you will reverse blood flow and increase circulation in the upper body and brain. Throughout the series, she will focus on creating a life with clarity and inner wisdom, and provide you with the basic foundation of understanding yourself more deeply. Appropriate for all levels.
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