Restorative and Yin Yoga

10 Newcomer 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. 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.
2. Bedtime Yoga
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Welcome to Celest's Bedtime Yoga. Using deeply restorative and meditative poses to calm and still your mind, this video will leave you feeling wonderfully relaxed and ready for bed. So grab your pajamas and join Celest on the mat for the ultimate bedtime yoga session.
3. Supported Restorative Backbends
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This class is all about supported backbends. Bending forward is a large part of our daily routine. We lean forward and sit at the computer facing forward. These restorative poses, guided by Judith Hanson Lasater, will help undo the constant habit of this action to help you relieve tension and reduce pain. Backbends do not need to be strenuous or intense in order to feel the benefits. These poses are more about opening rather than stretching.
4. Yoga for Partners Part 1
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Yogayin's Allannah Law shows you the first in a a four part series of poses to do with your partner/friend. This part explores different variations of tree pose - see how easy it is to balance with two. The four episodes make a complete practice. This a quick demonstration and is not traditional yin yoga video.
5. 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.
6. Restorative Heart-Opening Yoga
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Experience 60 minutes of restorative yoga bliss in this relaxing practice for opening the heart. In this class, you'll be guided through a sequences of poses to open the shoulders and upper back so you can rest more comfortably in supportive, heart opening backbends. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Talya Lutzker through this deeply relaxing sequence designed to ease stress, quiet restless thoughts, and bring you home to your hearts center.
7. Corpse Pose - Yoga With Adriene
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Learn how to do the Corpse Pose with Adriene! This posture is often considered the MOST IMPORTANT asana in Hatha Yoga. I believe it and treasure this posture. Here we relax and often cool down at the end of a practice but you can practice the actions of Corpse Pose anytime & anywhere! Grab a blanket or a pillow and take a rest. Let the body be still and quiet. Turn your cell phone on airplane mode. (I know, it's hard for me too.) Relax! Renew! Rejuvenate! Breathe and reduce stress by quieting the mind and resting the body. You deserve it.
8. Yoga for Partners Part 4
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Yoga specialist Allannah Law and partner Lou demonstrate part four of this series of postures which you can practice together. All up the four parts make a complete partner yoga practice. This a quick demonstration and is not traditional yin yoga video.
9. Supported Restorative Forward Bends
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Restorative yoga takes many forms and in this class Judith Hanson Lasater will guide you through supported forwards bends and meditation. These two elements make a perfect pairing because forward bends lead us naturally and intuitively towards a meditative state. As a result of this practice you'll feel more open and aligned back body.
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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