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. Basic Sun Salutation
Quick instructions on how to do the Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskara).
2. De-stress Yoga
Try this routine when you want to release some built up tension from your day.
3. Gentle Evening Yoga
Welcome to your Gentle Evening Yoga flow. This session will take you through a number of deep, meditative stretches and poses, designed to get rid of all of the muscle tension that has accumulated throughout the day. Join Celest and get ready to unwind, no matter how busy or stressful your day has been.
4. Beginner Warriors and Sun Salutations
In this introductory video isolating the fundamentals of Sun Salutations, Celest Pereira will guide you through a brief, yet informative Vinyasa Flow. Based on the Ashtanga Yoga lineage, postures in this sequence can be traced through the lineage of ancient asana heritage. These poses are still found at the heart of today's energizing & invigorating Vinyasa series. Unlock the secrets of this essential routine in Celest's beginners guide to mastering the basics.
5. Yoga avoiding Down Dog Part 2
This is the 2nd part of "yoga flow avoiding down dog and chaturanga". In this flow we will move on with standing poses, how to do them still creating some heat in the body, without having to take a vinyasa in between.
6. Core Strength for Beginners
Today we're building core strength with some basic moves designed with beginners in mind.
7. 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.
8. Build Core Strength & Relieve Pain
Tiffany Cruikshank designed this sequence to build core strength for and relieve aches and pains from sports like swimming, rowing, and kayaking.
9. Yoga For Core Strength
Developing core strength is a wonderful benefit of a regular yoga practice. In this session, Celest will guide you through a series of challenging poses that work to strengthen the abdominal muscles, increase stability and really power up your practice.
10. 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.