Mindful walking is an active meditative practice that requires you to be consciously aware of your environment as you walk. The practice of mindful walking brings you closer to nature and to your own body. It also helps to strengthen your concentration and boost your awareness of the world around you. In this session, Julie will discuss the many benefits of mindful walking and her simple tips for getting started.
2. Yoga For Leg Strength
Yoga is a great way to develop strength in your legs. In this video, Celest will guide you through a series of yoga poses to strengthen and tone your leg muscles. Developing strength in your legs will help to improve all of your standing yoga poses and enable you to progress with your practice.
3. Energizing Vinyasa: Twist and Flow
This vinyasa class is all about twisting through your body and tuning in to your natural ability to detoxify. Use the core of your values to support your path to desire while eliminating the skeptical voices in your head.
4. Beginner Twists and Forward Folds
Interested in understanding the fundamentals of forward folds? Join Grokker yoga expert Celest Pereira in this beginner's guide. Forward folds are found in every yoga class, and are perfect for opening the hamstrings and releasing the lower back muscles. This short & sweet beginner's class is the perfect warming the body from head to toe.
5. Beginner Warriors and Sun Salutations
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. Breath of Fire - Pranayama Series
Learn a new yoga breath technique with Adriene! In this pranayama practice we tackle the Breath Of Fire or Kapalabhati. This powerful breath is rhythmic and consists of short strong exhales and passive inhales. It works the diaphragm and when practiced regularly can benefit the entire muscular body, remove scary toxins and sharpen your focus! Breath Of Fire is a cleansing breath that can reboot the system and is especially yummy during winter months when the respiratory system/bronchial passages could perhaps use some extra TLC. Go deeper with Kapalabhati Pranayama!
7. Legs Behind the Head: A Beginner's Guide for Advanced Poses
Placing your legs behind your head is a foundation for many asanas. Once you get this principle fully established, you’ll be able to go deeper into many yoga postures. Using Kino MacGregor’s expert advice in this Grokker Premium video, you will be able to break this principle down into its most basic and fundamental aspects. With patience and with practice, you will succeed. For more ways to elevate your practice, watch the rest of Kino’s Insight Yoga series.
8. Abbreviated Primary Series
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. Detox, Cleanse, and Revitalize: Deep Detox
The final culmination of the Detox series. This is a strong sequence of standing poses, abdominals, deep twists and hip openers that will systematically cleanse and detoxify the body, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalized from the inside out. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson through these deep twists to still the mind as you wring out the body and powerfully connect to your center. This Grokker Premium video is an intermediate practice, not suitable for anyone suffering from back pain.
10. Half Moon Flow
Lengthen the spine as you revolve the chest and powerfully open your heart. In this 45 minute class you will systematically work into a pose called Ardha Chandra Chapasana, or "Half Moon Sugar Cane Bow Pose". This beautiful one legged standing pose improves core strength and balance. It also provides a wonderful stretch for the hamstrings, quadriceps, psoas, and shoulders, and inspires you to radiate from the inside out. Appropriate for intermediate students.