Vinyasa Yoga

10 Vinyasa Yoga Videos for Strength-Building

Leslie Perryman • August 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.You’ve probably never wanted to cry as much as you do when you’re engaged in yoga poses. But keep at it and over time you will build muscle and get stronger by the day. Strength training which is an essential part of physical conditioning can keep your joints and ligaments healthy and reduce the risk of broken bones or osteoporosis. In an article published by the New York Times, it was noted that when yoga was practiced for a significant period of time, the subjects were considerably stronger than before they started the experiment. Practicing yoga regularly, which involves the use of bodyweight bearing poses, will not only help you build all all round body strength but also increase your flexibility. When coupled with a jogging or gym regimen, yoga can be incredibly effective at building up strength in the upper and lower parts of the body.Yoga for Energy and Inspiration by Julie Montagu
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1. Core Vinyasa Yoga
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20 minutes with Celest Pereira is all you need to get on your way to a toned and strong core. In this flow, Celest will guide you through a series of poses designed to boost your metabolism and strengthen your core. This class is perfect for all skill levels.
2. Energizing Vinyasa: Loving Flow
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It is said that if you take the time to care for your self, everything else falls into place. This gentle, loving, vinyasa practice will do just that. Nurture your soul and affirm yourself with the most powerful of all words; I AM.
3. 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.
4. Cardio + Core Vinyasa
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This vinyasa class is all about building heat, and strengthening and elongating your core. Not only does a strong core make you feel great, but it is essential for every day activities and maintaining a healthy back.
5. Yoga for Back Strength
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A strong back and upright posture enables us to stand tall and feel more confident and empowered. A strong, well-conditioned back can withstand more stress, and protect the spine better, ensuring that we are less likely to get injured as we move and exercise. In this session, Julie will guide you through a yoga sequence incorporating a series of dynamic poses that stretch and strengthen the back.
6. Daily Dose of Yoga: Strength Flow
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Get your muscles working to tone and strengthen the body in this energizing, dynamic yoga class led by Grokker yoga expert, Micheal James Wong. This posture-focused sequence works the entire body and leave you feeling uplifted and revived.
7. Introduction To Backbends
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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.
8. Lower Body Vinyasa
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This vinyasa class focuses on lengthening and strengthening your hips, quads, and hamstrings. Laura will guide you through poses that will strengthen and release your entire lower body, leaving you feeling both strong and rejuvenated.
9. Arm Balances and Inversions
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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.
10. 14-Day Yoga Challenge: Upper Body Flow
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This challenging upper body vinyasa flow will focus on opening the heart, expanding the chest, and finding space between your shoulders. Join Steffy White in this Grokker Premium Video and flow through your upper body.
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