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. Stretch and Lengthen
Yoga can improve flexibility and increase range of motion by stretching and lengthening the muscles. In this class, Celest will guide you through a calming and restorative sequence designed to release tension in the body.
Feeling tight in the hips, legs and lower back? Create space and release tension in lower body with this restorative yoga session that has been designed to stretch and lengthen muscles including the hamstrings, inner thighs and calves. This relaxing class is great for stress relief and calming the mind.
5. Yoga for Women: Balancing the Hormones
Explore energizing postures, soothing breath work and meditative hand gestures to support balancing the endocrine system and hormones. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Sierra Campbell in this invigorating, all levels, Vinyasa sequence. Throughout the class, Sierra provides accessible modifications to safely adapt the class for all levels. Gentle, yet stimulating sequencing will unlock vital energy to stream balance throughout the entire body in this Grokker Premium video.
6. Ujjayi Breathing | Yoga with Adriene
Learn the Victorious Breath (Ujjayi Pranayama)! This is the first video in our Pranayama Series that focuses on breathing techniques and inspiration for a yoga practice that is focused and fueled by the breath. Ujjayi is a great tool for Hatha Yoga and is used to focus the mind and assist in the snychronicity of movement and breath. Connect to that ocean sound and practice Ujjayi. Let it grow and always ride the wave of the breath!
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Yoga and Pilates Fusion: Relieve Back Tension
This class is perfect for those days where you're feeling tension in your upper or lower back. Whether you work at desk all day or have been taking on a lot of strenuous activity, allow Grokker expert Tammy Mittell to guide you through this gentle pilates and yoga sequence that will ease your pain, and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed.
10. Energizing Full Body Flow
This class is an opportunity to practice what you have learned in the series so far including standing poses, inversions, arm balances, core stability and hip openers. Join Celest for this full body flow, that will have you feeling strong, energised and ready to continue with confidence on your yoga journey.