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Yoga For Beginners - 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.
Beginners 1: Move with the breath
17:02 | Clare Beagley
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.
Beginners 2 - Foundation Poses
24:32 | Clare Beagley
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.
Beginners 3 - Standing Poses
29:04 | Clare Beagley
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 ”¦
Beginners 4: Twist to unwind
20:00 | Clare Beagley
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. The class ends on a savasana, so feel free to lay down and soak up the practice for as long as you need.
Easy Hips: 1
10:00 | Leila Sadeghee
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.
Easy Hips: 2
11:00 | Leila Sadeghee
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.
Easy Hips: 3
10:00 | Leila Sadeghee
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.
Easy Yoga for Back Care: 1
08:00 | Leila Sadeghee
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.
Easy Yoga for Back Care: 2
09:53 | Leila Sadeghee
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.
Easy Yoga for Back Care: 3
11:44 | Leila Sadeghee
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.
Easy Yoga for Back Care: 4
13:59 | Leila Sadeghee
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
Begin (again) 1: Just Breathe
06:04 | Adam Hocke
The first in our beginners yoga class series. This short and simple introduction to yoga flow by means of feeling and employing the self-care tool of breath, the essential tool in our yoga journey and our ongoing journey of life! Learn the basics of a half sun salutation and cat/cow postures. For beginners or refreshers.
Begin (again) 2: Make the shapes
10:16 | Adam Hocke
Second in our beginners yoga series, in this class learning the physical language of yoga postures and develop your confidence in shapes like downward-facing dog, warrior two, side angle, triangle, warrior one, and pyramid poses. A really down to earth beginners vinyasa flow yoga class. Expect no-nonsense instruction. No expectations, no excuses, just get learning. For beginners or refreshers. You'll need a couple of bricks and a foam block.
Begin (again) 3: Get Moving
12:21 | Adam Hocke
The third class in our beginners yoga series, learn to breathe and move together in this introduction to low-lunge sun salutations and sun salutation A. In this class we breathe and move through transitional movements, as you start developing your yoga rhythm. For beginners or refreshers.
Begin (again) 4: Twist and Fold
08:15 | Adam Hocke
Next in our yoga beginners series, this yoga class is an unwinding one that includes an introduction to seated twists, forward folds and side stretches. For beginners or refreshers.
Begin (again) 5: Open Up
12:01 | Adam Hocke
This beginners yoga class focuses on the shoulders and upper back and is perfect for those of us who spend too much time seated or hunched over. Address chronic tightness in upper chest, back, and shoulders with this introduction to shoulder mobility and backbends. This is an active yoga class with chair poses, high lunges, and accessible backbend postures. You will need a strap. For beginners or refreshers.
Begin (again) 6: Keep It Simple
24:45 | Adam Hocke
A beginners Vinyasa Flow yoga class keeping everything nice and simple. In this no-nonsense yoga class with down to earth teacher Adam, you'll learn a basic flow, some standing poses, balancing poses and then you'll flow through to simple backbend, folding and twisting poses. The trick to this class, and the yoga practice is keeping the breath flowing smoothly throughout. You'll need a couple of bricks and a foam block. For beginners or refreshers.
Begin (again) 7: Day of Rest
11:26 | Adam Hocke
When you're having a day off, it's great to have a more restful yoga class. Today's gentle yoga class is for when you've been stressed out or overwhelmed and when you need some rest. A very simple, gentle yoga class with some neck and shoulder stretches and a lovely, long yogic relaxation in savasana (not guided). You'll need a brick, block or bolster to sit comfortably. For beginners or refreshers.
Yoga Step by Step 1
36:53 | Kate Walker
This is the first class in a series for those of starting, or coming back to yoga, or for those who simply want to move with grace and ease. Use this simple yoga sequence to create a spacious body and a mind free from anxiety with simple postures. It is suitable for most bodies. Start lying down with gentle hamstring stretches and hip openers, perfect for combating tight hips resulting from a sedentary lifestyle. Then gently mobilise the spine and learn the basic standing postures, building strength slowly and gently. Finish with seated forward bends and twists and a beautiful savasana. This class is perfect for beginners, but all of us will benefit from the ease of movement and depth of breath from these hatha yoga poses.
Yoga Step by Step 2
38:44 | Kate Walker
The second in a series of progressive steps to building a hatha yoga practice. You will find classic yoga postures throughout this class, starting with supine stretches for the hamstrings and hips (perfect to combat too much desk work or travelling), then spine mobilisation and standing poses to build strength and balance in your yoga practice. Class ends with seated forward bends and twists. Enjoy the ease found from a spacious spine and deeper breaths.
Yoga Step by Step 3
40:29 | Kate Walker
Get ready to progress your practice. In the third class in this Step by Step hatha yoga series, you’ll find additions to the first and second classes including sunbathing pigeon, plank pose, high lunge, tree with side bend, seated twist pose, double pigeon and rolling bridge.
Yoga Step by Step 4
41:35 | Kate Walker
The fourth and final class in the Step by Step series builds on the previous three classes. You should be feeling familiar with the poses and sequences, so this simple and clearly cued hatha yoga class creates more of a flow and includes new poses such as navasana (boat pose), ardha chandrasana (half moon) and bridge pose.
Stepping Stones to Practice: 1
23:25 | Kate Walker
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.
Stepping Stones to Practice: 2
25:21 | Kate Walker
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.
Stepping Stones to Practice: 3
25:48 | Kate Walker
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
Stepping Stones to Practice 4
23:00 | Kate Walker
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
Vinyasa SOS: Beginners
04:25 | Lucy McCarthy
A short tutorial for beginners, people new to vinyasa flow and those with any lower back issues. Find here the how and what the sequence of a 'vinyasa' is and how to modify it with integrity and alignment.
Beginners Brand New You
12:07 | Lucy McCarthy
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.
Free the Spine
14:56 | Lucy McCarthy
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.
09:14 | Lucy McCarthy
A lovely introduction to meditation, really easy and accessible, short and sweet, and great for those of us who are more easily distracted and not expert meditators. You may need a bolster or cushions for sitting on (or you can do this meditation on a chair).
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