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30 DAYS TO FORM A NEW HABIT

Perhaps you're completely new to yoga, or perhaps you've taken a break and are ready to begin again. Perhaps you're just curious to know what all the fuss is about. We're here to offer you a helping hand! Our 30 Day Beginner Yoga Challenge is designed to help anyone get started and begin reaping the benefits of a daily yoga practice. This is a way to get into yoga in your own time, when it suits your schedule, and without breaking the bank.

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Beginners 1: Move with the breath
Beginners 1: Move with the breath

17:02 | Clare Beagley

Beginners 1: Move with the breath

Brand new to yoga? Unsure about where to start? Take Clare’s beginners series which is an unfussy approach to the fundamentals. Moving with the breath is the first step in yoga. Clare shows the difference between the natural breath and the “ocean” or Ujaii breath and builds in simple standing, kneeling and supine movements. Class finishes with a short relaxation.

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17:02 Clare Beagley Beginners
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Beginners 2 - Foundation Poses
Beginners 2 - Foundation Poses

24:32 | Clare Beagley

Beginners 2 - Foundation Poses

Clare breaks down some of the fundamental yoga poses: Downward facing dog, lunges and cobra. These are building blocks for "Sun Salutations" that are taught in many yoga classes. Clare shows how to position the body: feet, hands, shoulders and hips, and build the poses with the breath into a flow that we’ll use across the beginners series. Class finishes with a short relaxation.

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24:32 Clare Beagley Beginners
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Beginners 3 - Standing Poses
Beginners 3 - Standing Poses

29:04 | Clare Beagley

Beginners 3 - Standing Poses

Standing poses build up strength and steadiness. Clare explains how to build upon the foundations of the feet and breath and use the muscles of the legs to give stability and space. Class builds in the flow we have learned in previous classes. Props: 2 blocks. Coming next Beginners 4: Twist to Unwind ”¦

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29:04 Clare Beagley Beginners
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Beginners 4: Twist to unwind
Beginners 4: Twist to unwind

20:00 | Clare Beagley

Beginners 4: Twist to unwind

Twists help you feel yourself again. So whether you’re stiff, stressed-out, sluggish, or plain out of sorts, Clare’s simple twist practice will leave you feeling grounded and re-energised. Perfect for morning or evening.

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20:00 Clare Beagley Beginners
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Easy Hips: 1
Easy Hips: 1

10:00 | Leila Sadeghee

Easy Hips: 1

Tight or painful back, legs or hips? Take this easy series with Leila and benefit from this easy to follow straightforward routine. Easy and effective pain relief and maintenance for those of you who are new to yoga, who are working with injuries or those with very limited time. Props: Yoga block or stack of books. Yoga belt or tie/scarf.

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10:00 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Easy Hips: 2
Easy Hips: 2

11:00 | Leila Sadeghee

Easy Hips: 2

In this second practice, Leila offers 4 simple poses that open the hips, backs of the legs, calves and feet to relieve tension in the hips and lower back. Take this easy series with Leila and benefit from this easy to follow straightforward routine. Easy and effective pain relief and maintenance for those of you who are new to yoga, who are working with injuries or those with very limited time. Props: Blanket or thick towel to roll.

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11:00 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Easy Hips: 3
Easy Hips: 3

10:00 | Leila Sadeghee

Easy Hips: 3

The final part of the Easy Hips series builds on the series by giving a deeper and fuller variation for spaciousness on the hips and spine. Take this easy series with Leila and benefit from this easy to follow straightforward routine. Easy and effective pain relief and maintenance for those of you who are new to yoga, who are working with injuries or those with very limited time. Props: Blanket or thick towel to roll.

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10:00 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Easy Spine: 1
Easy Spine: 1

08:00 | Leila Sadeghee

Easy Spine: 1

Stiff or painful back and shoulders? Maybe you’re wondering how to build movement into your daily life? Take this 4-part series with Leila and benefit from this easy to follow straightforward routine. Easy and effective pain relief and maintenance for those of you who are new to yoga, who are working with injuries or those with very limited time. Props: Yoga block or stack of books. Yoga belt or tie/scarf.

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08:00 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Easy Spine: 2
Easy Spine: 2

09:53 | Leila Sadeghee

Easy Spine: 2

Stiff or painful back and shoulders? Take this simple daily sequence to add freedom and mobility to the spine. In practice 2, Leila builds on the flexes, twists and side stretches building on last week’s class to create a greater range of movement for the back, neck and shoulders. Easy and effective pain relief and maintenance for beginners, those with injuries or those with very limited time. Props: Yoga belt or tie/scarf.

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09:53 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Easy Spine 3
Easy Spine 3

11:44 | Leila Sadeghee

Easy Spine 3

Stiff or painful back and shoulders? Take this simple daily sequence to add freedom and mobility to the spine. In practice 3, Leila builds on the flexes, twists and side stretches building on last week’s class to create a greater range of movement for the back, neck and shoulders. Easy and effective pain relief and maintenance for beginners, those with injuries or those with very limited time. Props: Yoga belt or tie/scarf.

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11:44 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Easy Spine 4
Easy Spine 4

13:59 | Leila Sadeghee

Easy Spine 4

For when your back needs some TLC. You will need a strap. this final class in the series, Leila guides us through some wonderfully simple yoga poses to release and strengthen the back. Great for when you're pushed for time

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13:59 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Beginners Brand New You
Beginners Brand New You

12:07 | Lucy McCarthy

Beginners Brand New You

This class is great for starting out on your yoga journey and has been devised for those new to yoga, or who want a gentle, shorter class. A beginners dream, this class will grow your spine, deepen your breath and leave you wanting for more! You'll need a chair handy for our beginner's introduction to downward dog.

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12:07 Lucy McCarthy Beginners
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Your Intelligent Body for Beginners: The Back
Your Intelligent Body for Beginners: The Back

30:13 | Leila Sadeghee

Your Intelligent Body for Beginners: The Back

First in Your Intelligent Body Series: a sequence designed for beginners and those with inflexible spines to open up their back body - great for those with tight hamstrings, tight upper back or shoulders. This may work for those new to yoga, but also if you're an athlete or spend the day desk-bound. We recommend that you practice this sequence every day until you feel more freedom and release in your spine. You will need a couple of blocks, blankets or cushions and a chair/sofa handy.

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30:13 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Your Intelligent Body: The Side Body
Your Intelligent Body: The Side Body

21:51 | Leila Sadeghee

Your Intelligent Body: The Side Body

The second part in the Intelligent Body series, especially for beginners, athletes or those who work at a desk. The importance of stretching, lengthening and releasing the side body is often neglected, but these stretches are integral to the health of the spine, shoulders and hips. A wonderful way to release after a long day.

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21:51 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Your Intelligent Body: Opening Your Front Body
Your Intelligent Body: Opening Your Front Body

35:10 | Leila Sadeghee

Your Intelligent Body: Opening Your Front Body

This is the third class in the Intelligent Body series, designed for beginners, athletes or those who work at a desk. This class gives some alignment-focused poses to open up and strengthen the front body through plenty of shoulder-opening poses and backbends. A great class after a day slumped ove the desk! You will need to be close to a wall, have a couple of blocks, a strap and a blanket handy.

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35:10 Leila Sadeghee Beginners
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Ujaii Breath Tutorial
Ujaii Breath Tutorial

04:59 | Dylan Ayaloo

Ujaii Breath Tutorial

A tutorial step by step explanation of how to practice Ujaii breath - the practice used throughout yoga classes, including the Hot Power Yoga classes and explains its benefits including how the breath keeps us safer thoughout our practice.

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04:59 Dylan Ayaloo Beginners
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Before Bed
Before Bed

15:43 | Lucy McCarthy

Before Bed

We wouldn't say that this is the most fun that you could have in a bedroom but this practice will help you to calm down before sleep. This will help with any insomnia or sleeplessness you may be experiencing. Lucy has two students with her to show this sleepy practice which is for just before bed to calm your nervous system to prepare for a deep restful sleep. You'll need a strap or belt for hamstring stretches.

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15:43 Lucy McCarthy Beginners
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Free the Spine
Free the Spine

14:56 | Lucy McCarthy

Free the Spine

Free the Spine - the mind will follow! This short practice will give your back the welcome break it needs from hunching, rounding and slouching all day at your desk or in your car. Simple exercises give your spine and shoulders opening and length. I was at least 10 foot tall after doing this practice. All you need is a block or something to sit on.

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14:56 Lucy McCarthy Beginners
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Supine Twists
Supine Twists

16:03 | Lizzie Reumont

Supine Twists

A gentle supine yoga class to keep the hips, torso and spine healthy, mobile and strong. Suitable for beginners and those with limited mobility and anybody looking to gently keep their spine healthy. The whole class is floor-based.

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16:03 Lizzie Reumont All Levels
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Get Moving: Standing Flow
Get Moving: Standing Flow

36:21 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer

Get Moving: Standing Flow

A qi-gong inspired gentle standing flow to move the hips, shoulders and gently build strength in legs and core. A fabulous class to cultivate steadiness, and an antidote to the business of sedentary modern life. The qi-gong inspired movements and water quality of softness in the poses are fabulous for building strength and stability. With no sun salutes, this class is great for most bodies including older bodies, those with limited mobility and pregnancy.

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36:21 Mimi Kuo-Deemer Beginners
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Inner Axis - All Levels
Inner Axis - All Levels

59:50 | Max Strom

Inner Axis - All Levels

Inner Axis is new wellbeing movement class developed by Max Strom and deals directly with stress, anxiety, and sleeplessness. It is gentle and graceful, utilising breath-­based yoga inspired movement, inspiring visualizations, and immediately effective relaxation techniques. It is accessible to all fitness levels. A very calming practice, a great antidote for stressful modern lives. (There is no chanting or sanskrit.)

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59:50 Max Strom Beginners
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 Take it Easy
Take it Easy

19:13 | Lucy McCarthy

 Take it Easy

This sequence of supported yoga poses is ideal for all levels and for when you need to let go, relax and take it easy. These poses are especially beneficial for easing PMT; symptoms of the menopause or for anyone who needs to release stress and strain. You will need some blocks.

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19:13 Lucy McCarthy Beginners
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10 minutes of morning magic
10 minutes of morning magic

08:37 | Lucy McCarthy

10 minutes of morning magic

Looking to kickstart your day? This short, gentle, sweet and sumptuous flow will awaken the body, stimulate your energy and get your ready for the rest of the day. Lots of juicy spinal awakening and an uplifting flow. Gets into the shoulder, spine and side body.

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08:37 Lucy McCarthy Beginners
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Gentle Hatha Unwind
Gentle Hatha Unwind

16:28 | Andrew McGonigle

Gentle Hatha Unwind

A gentle hatha yoga class to help you to unwind stress and tension from your body. With simple, gentle movements to gently open the hips, relieve tension from the neck, shoulders and keep the back mobilised, this is the perfect bookend to your day, either as a gentle start to your morning, or after a busy day to gently unwind tension in your body to get you ready for the evening. You may need a strap, bolster and blocks.

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16:28 Andrew McGonigle Beginners
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Standing Flow
Standing Flow

12:14 | Mimi Kuo-Deemer

Standing Flow

A steady, calm but strengthening class with a focus on standing poses and keeping fluidity through the movements. This class is perfect if you have shoulder or wrist issues and you want to keep your fluid practice going, but with no vinyasa. Feel grounded and steady in this beautiful, mindful movement practice.

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12:14 Mimi Kuo-Deemer Beginners
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Radiant Face
Radiant Face

15:13 | Lucy McCarthy

Radiant Face

The first in our 3 part series designed to make you feel bright and fabulous both inside and out. Starting with super fun facial exercises, moving through gentle forward folds and finishing in a rejuvenating inversion, this flow will leave you not only with a radiant face but also ready to deal with stressful situations in general. You will need a block or thick book and a wall space for legs up the wall.

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15:13 Lucy McCarthy Beginners
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Stepping Stones to Practice: 1
Stepping Stones to Practice: 1

23:25 | Kate Walker

Stepping Stones to Practice: 1

KIck-start your 20 minute morning yoga practice with Kate's Stepping Stones series. Each week improve as Kate adds more challenging variations to the sequence. This is great for beginners and for those who want to make yoga a daily habit.

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23:25 Kate Walker Beginners
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Stepping Stones to Practice: 2
Stepping Stones to Practice: 2

25:21 | Kate Walker

Stepping Stones to Practice: 2

Kate’s morning series builds the pace, adding in some variations to last week’s sequence. Each week improve as Kate adds more challenging variations. Great for beginners and improvers who want to make yoga a daily habit.

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25:21 Kate Walker Beginners
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Stepping Stones to Practice: 3
Stepping Stones to Practice: 3

25:48 | Kate Walker

Stepping Stones to Practice: 3

The third in the series of Kate's stepping stones to a daily practice. In this class Kate progresses her sequence of beginner daily morning practices to incorporate some backbends and a standing balancing pose. Great for beginners and for those who want to make yoga a daily habit. Props: block

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25:48 Kate Walker Beginners
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Stepping Stones to Practice 4
Stepping Stones to Practice 4

23:00 | Kate Walker

Stepping Stones to Practice 4

The last in the series of Kate's stepping stones to a daily morning practice. In this class Kate picks up the pace and adds in some fun challenges with some deeper twists, standing balances and hip openers. Great for beginners, improvers and for those who want to make yoga a daily habit. Props: you will need a block

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23:00 Kate Walker Beginners
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