Vinyasa Yoga

Yoga Videos for Respiratory Health and Promoting Blood Flow to the Brain

Leslie Perryman • October 24, 2016
Energizing Full Body Flow by Celest Pereira
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1. Energizing Full Body Flow
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This class is an opportunity to practice what you have learned in the series so far including standing poses, inversions, arm balances, core stability and hip openers. Join Celest for this full body flow, that will have you feeling strong, energised and ready to continue with confidence on your yoga journey.
2. Moving With The Breath
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Correct breathing is an important part of a yoga practice. By connecting your breath to each movement you will be able to experience all the mental and physical benefits the practice has to offer. Join Celest for this easy to follow beginner class, that will have you feeling relaxed, balanced and happy.
3. Pranayama for Beginners
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Explore a deeper breath. In this short primer on working with the breath, Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson will show you how this simple, yet vibrant element of guiding the breath is the cornerstone of your yoga practice. In this video, we we will introduce the concept of prana and how a deliberate breath can flow optimally through the body to create more strength, ease, and vitality. We will explore a three-part breath that will allow you to access your fullest lung capacity. And finally, we will move into ujayyi breath, the essential breath that will accompany your hatha yoga practice. Beginners welcome.
4. Restorative Inversions - Fearless Heart
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Our body temples hold the wisdom of our heart interlaced with the essence of the soul. In this 8-part Fearless Heart series, Grokker Yoga Expert Daniella Cotreau will guide you to know yourself and the body intimately. This video will move you into slow, long held inversions saturated with deep meditative breathing and quiet thoughtfulness. As you rest the body upside down, you will reverse blood flow and increase circulation in the upper body and brain. Throughout the series, she will focus on creating a life with clarity and inner wisdom, and provide you with the basic foundation of understanding yourself more deeply. Appropriate for all levels.
5. Well-Balanced Flow: 45-minute Vinyasa Flow Class
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Open, ring out, and recharge both mind and body. In this class you'll condition yourself from head to toe and skin to bone. Follow Laura Burkhart as she guides you through an integrated sequence of powerful asanas combining core strength, arm balances and inversions. After you sweat it out, hit the mat for a deep floor sequence and a blissful shavasana.
6. Space Element: Vinyasa Energy Flow
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Connect with your center of wisdom and inner guidance. Working up the spine to the third eye chakra, this 5th video in the 6 part series, focuses on the element of Space. This Grokker Premium video invites a 'beginners mind' (opening to new possibilities) throughout this intermediate practice. Physically, space is expressed through shoulder openers, mobility in the neck, and inversions to increase blood flow to the brain. Join the always playful Grokker Yoga Expert, Christy Evans, to cultivate a spacious perspective as she invites you to notice subtle aspects of breath and mindfulness within a dynamic flow.
7. Yoga for Meditation
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This slow-paced, methodical sequence will open your hips and ground your energy in preparation for a short meditation at the end. A mindful breath-based flow is followed by hip openers, seated postures, and shoulder stand. The final meditation will help you assimilate all previous information. A great class to do before bed or anytime you feel stressed, anxious, or uneasy.
8. Breaking Down Shoulderstand
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Shoulderstand increases blood flow to the brain, decompresses the lower spine, and aids in heart opening. In this class, Ashleigh Sergeant's specially crafted warm up will guide you into shoulderstand, a foundational inversion posture, with safe and gentle attention to alignment. In this Grokker premium video, take time to breathe and clear mental traffic by magnifying the qualities of your breath, as you turn your body and your mind upside down, literally.
9. All Levels Approach to Shoulderstand Yoga Flow
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Explore this full-length series on the queen of asanas, shoulderstand. Designed for beginners, the featured posture is challenging for all levels, including intermediate and advanced practioners. In this Grokker Premium video we will warm up the body with a mild, restorative inversion. You can find more shoulderstand videos with Grokker Expert, Talya Lutzker, in her Shoulderstand collection.
10. Shoulderstand on the Fly
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Inversions can help calm the mind, relieve stress, and improve your ability to focus. In this Grokker Premium video, yoga expert Talya Lutzker focuses on a sequence tutorial meant to provide foundational alignment for this intermediate class. Follow her into the expression of both the King (headstand) and Queen (shoulderstand) of asanas. This sequence is for intermediate to advanced practitioner looking for a sweet pick me up for the day.
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