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. 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.
2. Unwind Bedtime Yoga
Sometimes we need a little help unwinding from a busy day, and thankfully Tammy is here to help! In this class, Tammy will lead you through a sequence designed to release tension and clear your mind so that you can fall into a deep rejuvenating sleep. This video is appropriate for all levels.
3. Introduction To Sun Salutations
The Sun Salutation is a series of 12 postures performed in a single, graceful flow. Each movement is coordinated with the breath. In this video, Celest will show you a basic sequence and key poses of the Sun Salutation that will form the foundation of an ongoing yoga practice.
4. Knees, Chest & Chin Pose - Foundations of Yoga
Learn the foundations of Knees, Chest and Chin pose! This pose is wonderful preparatory pose for Chaturanga Dandasana or Four Limbed Staff Pose. This preparatory transition pose takes some of the difficulty and weight out of Chaturanga so you can build strength and protect the shoulders in a mindful way. Through regular practice you will be able to grow and build a graceful, safe and strong Chaturanga Dandasana. Knees Chest and Chin has many names. It is also known as 8 limbs pose or Ashtanga Namaskar. This posture is great for the back body and spine. It nourishes the neck and spine's flexibility and strengthens the muscles of the back body. Build your way up- let it evolve and watch it grow!
5. Flow to Tree Pose
This video features a vinyasa that will lead up to the tree pose. In it you will work your hips, thighs, and obliques.
6. 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.
7. 14-Day Yoga Challenge: Yoga for Abs & Core
This quick ab-focused flow is perfect for building a strong core, which is key for stabilizing your entire body and enhancing your athleticism.
8. Beginner's Standing and Balancing Flow
Welcome to this beginners standing and balancing class where you will practice the poses learnt in Michael's tips and tricks videos, and integrate them into a beginner's sequence.
9. Yoga and Pilates Fusion: Strong Toned Glutes
Get ready to build long and lean glutes with Grokker expert Tammy Mittell. By utilizing techniques found in both yoga and the pilates method, this powerful, yet effective practice will target your entire backside. Don't be surprised if you feel this one in your core the next day as well! That's the beauty of the pilates method at work.
10. Detox Poses
These simple yoga poses can rejuvenate your entire body and leave you feeling energized and relaxed.