Restorative and Yin Yoga

10 Newbie Restorative Yoga Videos

Leslie Perryman • 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. Chair Yoga for Seniors: Corpse Pose
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In chair yoga for seniors, performing the corpse pose is a great way to relieve stress when finishing a yoga routine. Practice the corpse pose with tips from a certified yoga instructor April Kirkhart.
2. Restorative Savasana
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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.
3. 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!
4. 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.
5. Restorative Yoga to Open Your Heart
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Open your heart to find internal peace. This practice will guide you through a series of postures, meditations and breath work that are designed to powerfully and gently open the heart center. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Matece Skow, as she guides you to relax deeply, breathe fluidly, and let go in this Grokker Premium video. All Levels.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Yoga for Better Sleep: Resolve Stress
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Power down. Train your body to down-regulate, even amidst high stress situations. Often, we are unable to connect with our source of inner stillness, and restore into a center of calm. In this series, Grokker Yoga Expert Lisa Sanfilippo guides you through a sequence to ease you into your own bliss. This Grokker Premium video is all levels.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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