Vinyasa Yoga

10 Vinyasa Yoga Videos for Cardiovascular Exercise

Leslie Vale • May 13, 2015
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.Total Body Reboot by Laura Burkhart
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1. Free Your Spine: Backbends
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A healthy spine is essential to unleashing the inherent freedom of your body, heart and spirit. By playing with spinal movement through backbends and experimenting with inversions and transitions, you will liberate powerful access points to spinal freedom. In this 3rd video in the Free Your Spine series with Grokker Yoga Expert Ashleigh Sergeant, you will explore new and familiar poses. Follow your own creative energy and discover new pathways to freedom in this Premium video. Suitable for Advanced Levels.
2. Open, Align, and Shine
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Learn how to open, align, and make your body shine in this Grokker Premium video. You will be guided through a well-rounded sequence of the tradition Surya Namaskar, or Sun Salutations. This sequence helps to heat the body from the inside out, challenging your stamina and enhancing your awareness of the synchronicity between ease and breathe, and grace through movement. Grokker Yoga Expert, Rebecca Snowball, will give you a little bit of everything here with sharp attention to detailed alignment and the interwoven ethos of the core principles of alignment based yoga.
3. Free Your Spine: Twists
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A healthy spine is essential for feeling freedom in your body. In this 3 part series lead by Grokker Yoga Expert Ashleigh Sergeant, you will move dynamically through challenging twists to experience a deep range of motion along the spinal column. Spiral through this Grokker Premium video to unravel tension in a challenging and playful practice. This is the first video in a three part series focused on feeling, understanding, and deepening movement within the spine through twists, core strengthening, and backbends. Suitable for intermediate to advanced levels.
4. Creative Asana: Full Flow for Healthy Hips
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Find the space to flow. In this Intermediate Level full flow class you will move through a complete yogic practice with a subtle emphasis on hip opening. Through a fun, creative asana sequence you'll experience how releasing the pelvic joints allows for increased freedom and comfort through the rest of the body. In this Grokker Premium video, follow Vinyasa Yoga Expert, Amber Henzi, as she guides you through this creative Vinyasa series specifically designed for the hips.
5. Beginner Warriors and Sun Salutations
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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.
6. Awakening Prana & Joy in Your Life
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Saturate aligned movement with your life force energy (Prana). In this class, join Grokker Vinyasa Expert, Rebecca Snowball, to circulate energy through the body and flood your muscle tissue with oxygen rich blood. By the end of this Grokker Premium video, you should be feeling alive with Ananda; the heart of bliss and authentic joy.
7. Fit & Aligned: Free & Easy Vinyasa
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This vinyasa class is all about creating space throughout your body. Through Emilie's guidance, you'll open through the shoulders and hips, creating pliability in your major joints. By creating pliability, you'll help to combat poor postural habits and build a stronger, more aligned physique.
8. Abbreviated Primary Series
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This Abbreviated Primary Series sequence is designed for new students to the ashtanga method, and those with an existing practice that desire a shorter routine. This minimum daily practice will build heat with the sun salutes, ground with the standing poses, and calm the mind with a deep floor series. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Erika Abrahamian in this Primary Series substitute for the days when you need an alternative. All levels.
9. Flow Till You Glow: No Chaturanga Flow
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Sometimes you just don't feel like doing chaturanga in your practice. But don't let that fool you, this class will still be plenty challenging. Beth Stuart will guide you through a vinyasa flow that will open your chest, and strengthen the muscles in your arms and shoulders. When you do come back to a practice involving chaturanga, you'll feel stronger and be able to practice more safely.
10. Fit & Aligned: Strong & Powerful Vinyasa
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This vinyasa class is designed to kick your asana into transformation. Wake up the most powerful muscles in your body, ignite your metabolism and learn the functionality of yoga postures on and off your mat. Be prepared to work hard, hold steady and create the power needed to align yourself perfectly into inversions.
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