Andrew McGonigle's Videos
Hip Tutorial: How We're Not All Created Equal
A very short tutorial explaining why oh why, in yoga class do we find so many differences in bodies in positions that focus on the hips. And why some some of us are desitined to struggle in poses that others find so easy. A real eye opener for anyone who's stuck on a particular pose!
Prepare For Your Day
Shoulder Stabilisation Workshop
Dr Yogi gives us an essential series of movements for anyone with troubled shoulders. Shoulder stabilisation and strengthening is essential for all vinyasa flow yoga practices and for those of us who suffer from painful shoulders from poor posture, arthritis, instability or injury. This yoga class can improve your shoulder strength and stability when you practice this sequence regularly. You will need a strap, a block and a bolster.
Gentle Yoga For Stress Relief
Knee Stabilisation Workshop
Ease painful, swollen or stiff knees with this sequence from Dr Yogi, which will stabilise the knee area and build strength and stability in the knee joint. Includes Dr Yogi's advice on why the knee is vulnerable to injury and top tips to keep the knee safe during yoga. Whether sore knees are caused by sports and exercise or arthritis, regular and mindful use of this video will improve strength and mobility and reduce pain. You will need a block and blanket.
Lower Back Workshop
Do you suffer with aches and pains in your lower back? In this workshop-style tutorial, Dr Yogi talks you through some top tips on soothing your lower back in your yoga practice, finding out why the lower back is so prone to injury and how to protect the lower back during your yoga practice. Following this, a short sequence focusing on the lower bck and strengthening the core has been carefully designed to simultaneously strengthen and release your spine from pain and tension caused by injury, arthritis or repetitive strain such as too much driving or time spent at the computer.Try to do this video at least three times a week to really feel the benefits and as with any sensitive area of the body, seek medical advice to avoid doing further damage.
Hatha Yoga For Everyday
A very simple but effective Hatha yoga class with a focus on correct alignment throughout, which uses the poses taught by Dr. Yogi's (Andrew McGonigle). Perfect for waking you up, this class features a range of standing poses, backbends, forward bends and twists. This class is a classic in the reportoire for giving you a full-body stretch and strengthen whilst remainding mindful and with a focus on the breath throughout. You may need two blocks.
Bridge Pose Tutorial
Camel Pose Tutorial
Dancer's Pose Tutorial
The pose dedicated to Lord of the Dance (Natarajasana), is a real all-in-one pose. It's a very tricky balance, it is a backbend, it opens the shoulders and the hips. Here Dr Yogi gives the key alignment detail for performing this all-in-one for those of us who sit at desks too often.
Chair Pose Tutorial
Wide Legged Forward Fold Tutorial
Wide Legged Forward Fold (Prasarita Padottanasana) is a great hip opener which makes the most of gravity to lengthen the spine, a deeply relaxing pose whilst working the legs. Dr Yogi shows us how to keep the all-important length in the spine when we fold forward, you may need 2 blocks.
Plank Pose Tutorial
Downward Dog Tutorial