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. Ground Control
Learn to stand steady even when life feels out of control with this home practice video from Elise Lorimer.
2. 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.
3. Yoga For Arm Strength
Develop strength in your arms and upper body with this stamina building yoga class. Celest will guide you through proper alignment while strengthening the arms and shoulders in a wide range of movements. Mastering these postures is all about consistent practice so repeat this session as many times as you need to feel yourself improve.
4. Arm Balances and Inversions
Arm balances and inversions are a staple of a strong yoga practice. Bringing the head below the chest area, can stimulate our nervous system and boost energy levels through increased blood circulation. Join Celest for this enjoyable and energising introduction to inversions.
5. Backbends and Balancing Yoga Poses for Beginners
This sweet beginners sequence will expose the art of mastering yoga basics. Grokker Yoga Expert Celest Pereira teaches the essence of meditative breath, safe back bending alignment, to gracefully challengingbalance from the core of your body. Whether you are new to yoga, or just interested in going back to the basics, you'll find this Grokker Premium video accessible, novel, and spirited.
6. Gentle Yoga Flow
This Gentle Yoga Flow practice is accessible to all levels. There is a primary focus on hip opening, gentle lunging and twisting. This sequence is ideal for the beginning yoga student or regular yogi who wants to tone it down for the day. Feel free to use this practice anytime your looking for a little revitalization. For this practice you will need two blocks and your strap.
7. Introduction To Backbends
Backbends are one of the most invigorating types of yoga pose. They stretch the hip flexors and help open up the shoulders and chest - an area where many of us hold tension. Join Celest as she guides you through this safe and easy to follow introduction to backbends.
8. Danyasa: The Roots
Get rooted with Danyasa basics. Designed to ignite the power of the bandhas, this Grokker Premium video will guide you through the foundation of muscle stabilization to more playfully discover a graceful flow. Beginning with your feet, hands and pelvic floor, then centering within the core as you wake up strength from the inside out. This is a powerful introductory sequence for intermediate students.Music:1. 11 Spacious Offerings (Peace Mix) / Desert Dwellers2. Dune Moon / Evan Fraser & Vir McCoy3. Yoga Dub Mystic (Eastern Sun Remix) / Desert Dwellers4. Subterranean Sanctuary / Desert Dwellers5. Shivasana / Evan Fraser and Vir McCoy
9. The Beginner's Guide to Yoga - Learn the Basic Poses
In this pose tutorial Michael James Wong will guide you through a number of fundamental yoga postures and demonstrate how to perform the poses properly. You will try out a number of basic postures; Childs Pose, Downward dog, Upward-facing dog, High Plank, and Low Plank and you will learn the proper form and technique for each of the positions. Whether you're an absolute beginner wanting to learn the basics, or have a more advanced practice and are looking for a tune up, this class has something for everyone.
10. 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.