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. Beginner's Eight Angle Astavakrasana Pose
This heat building full Vinyasa practice is sequenced toward the peak pose Ashtavakrasana (eight angle pose). This Grokker Premium video will work on the foundations of the pose targeting core and arm strength, as well as hip opening postures. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Christy Evans, as she leads you in this balanced class toward Ashtavakrasana. All Levels.
2. Warming up for yoga
This is a warm video to help ease your body into a full yoga workout.
3. Beginner Hips and Shoulders
Discover a sweet routine for opening the hips and releasing the upper back. The hips and shoulders frame the spine, therefore releasing tension in these tighter joints will give you a renewed sense of freedom through the central channel of the body. Join Grokker Yoga Expert Celest Pereira in this Grokker Premium video for unlocking the pelvis and the shoulder girdle.
4. Yoga Monk's Beginners Practice
Discover Beth Win's yoga secrets. Designed for beginners but appropriate for anyone looking to take their practice to the next level, this yogamonk's practice is inspired by a busy, urban life in East London. A unique fusion of flow yoga and eclectic dance, Beth breaks down the basics so you can fully integrate core concepts. Each of the exercises in this Grokker Premium video will encourage an open, aligned spine for increased freedom and flexibility. Find this new freedom alongside Beth's playful spirit.
5. Beginner's Flow Practice
Full sequence of stretches for a comprehensive beginner's practice. Align your spine, open the hips and hamstrings, strengthen your core and connect with your breath.
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.
8. 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.
9. 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!
10. Short Heart Opening Yoga Class
This is a heart opening class that will include moves that will work your hips, legs, and arms.