In Vinyasa, we practice breath initiated movement. Class pace is aerobic, fluid, and challenging for beginners. There is a strong emphasis on delicate transitions, with steadiness and ease recognized as elements of graceful movement. Refined movement through powerful postures create integrated strength, flexibility, and a kick butt workout.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. Move for Stress Relief by Julie Montagu
1. Sun Salutations for Beginners
The sun salutation is a series of yoga postures performed in a graceful flow, commonly found at the beginning of a yoga practice. Each movement is coordinated with the breath. Join Celest Pereira for this step-by-step guide to sun salutations that is designed to gently warm up the body, release tension in the muscles, and leave you feeling energized and excited for your next yoga session. This video is the first of three sessions in the 3 Steps To Yoga series.
2. Moving With The Breath
Correct breathing is an important part of a yoga practice. By connecting your breath to each movement you will be able to experience all the mental and physical benefits the practice has to offer. Join Celest for this easy to follow beginner class, that will have you feeling relaxed, balanced and happy.
3. The Beginner's Guide to Yoga: Learn the Warrior Poses
Welcome to the second part of your beginners introduction to yoga tutorials. In this video Grokker Expert Michael James Wong will show you how to properly perform Mountain Pose, Chair Pose, Warrior 1, Warrior 2, and Reverse Warrior, some of the most fundamental yoga poses . This video is perfect whether you are a brand new yogi looking to start your practice, or if you are a bit more advanced in your practice this class is perfect for a quick tune up!
4. Stress-Busting Yoga
Welcome to your Stress Busting Yoga session, perfectly designed to relive stress and tension after a long day of work. This sequence includes lots of movements that are connected to the breath, which is perfect for clearing stressful thoughts from the mind and leaving you feeling refreshed and ready for sleep. Join yoga expert Celest Pereira for a transformational flow that is sure to bring you into a deep, peaceful state.
5. Move for Strength
Want a stronger core, arms and legs? Not only can yoga make you more flexible and reduce stress, it can also make your entire body stronger. Julie will guide you through a series of strengthening yoga sequences designed to challenge both your body and mind. Feel empowered as you build multi-directional strength and confidence as you start to feel great from the inside out.
6. Yoga for Absolute Beginners
Chat fireside with Tara and learn your yoga basics.
7. De-stress Yoga
Try this routine when you want to release some built up tension from your day.
8. Long Heart Opening Yoga Class
This is a heart opening class that will include moves that will work your hips, legs, and arms. It will end with a stretching sequence.
9. Spiritual Vinyasa Flow
Connect to each breath and each movement to open the body, mind, and spirit. At its core, Vinyasa Flow is intended as a moving meditation that integrates the physical and the spiritual to help you connect to your feelings while toning the body. Follow Yoga Expert Cindy Walker as she guides you through a full yogic practice that encourages release while efforting and elevates you to a state of bliss. Suitable for Beginner & Intermediate Levels.
10. Mythology & Yoga: Open Your Hips for a Playful Spirit
Hanumanasana is known in English as the splits. Though challenging, the splits are meant to be approached in the spirit of play. This Grokker Premium video is designed to warm the major muscles including the glutes, quads, hips, psoas, and hamstrings. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Rebecca Snowball through this targeted sequence to prepare your entire body for this impressive pose. The key is to embody the spirit of play as you practice. This class is part of her Heart of Hanuman series. All Levels.