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. 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.
2. Yoga Basics; the Complete Beginners Guide
3. 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.
4. Energizing Yoga
Energize with this yoga routine from Tara Stiles designed to balance and strengthen your body and mind.
5. Relax and Restore
Join Celest for this gentle, restorative yoga session designed for deep relaxation and stress-reduction. This class is perfect after a long day or stressful week at work as well as being a fantastic preparation for sleep.
6. 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.
7. Ground Control
Learn to stand steady even when life feels out of control with this home practice video from Elise Lorimer.
At the foundation of Vinyasa Yoga is a swinging pendulum provided by the breath. When the mind takes fascination in the energy of inhaling and exhaling, the traditional Sun Salutations shine as a richly detailed yet simple form of art. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Jason Bowman as he teaches you the importance of breath in this Grokker Premium video. Build upon these concepts and take your breath practice to the next level all through this Vinyasa series.
9. The Beginner's Guide to Yoga - My First Vinyasa Flow
Welcome to this absolute beginners flow, the perfect place to start your yoga journey. Using the beginners yoga poses learned in Michael's first two classes, you will be taken through a gentle and informative flow to introduce you to the practice of yoga. Grab a mat, some comfortable clothing, and get ready for your First Vinyasa Flow.
10. 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.