Beginners Yoga › Charlie Taylor-Rugman

We know that yoga can seem intimidating and can seem like it’s a million miles away from what is attainable, achievable or even fun.

We also firmly believe that it really doesn’t matter how long your hamstrings are or whether you can touch your knees or toes or if you’re already in the cirque de soleil. Really that’s not what yoga is about. So what is yoga about?

To Movement for Modern Life, yoga is simply a tool. It is a tool which is guaranteed to make you feel better. Guaranteed. Starting with a little stretch and a little strength, you will find you feel a lot better in your body, and then you may start to breathe. You may start to feel some space in your head. In your life. You may start to feel that things feel possible that you never even knew were. But don’t take our word for it. Just get moving. Forwards ever, backwards never. Get moving and keep on moving a little bit every day. We have online yoga videos to e... Show more

 

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  • Ashtanga: Sun Salutations A & B11:28
    Ashtanga: Sun Salutations A & B

    Charlie Taylor-Rugman

    Charlie gives top tips on alignment as he guides us though us through Sun salutation A & B the first 2 sequences in the Ashtanga yoga. Explanations of hand and feet placement, jumping or stepping. Includes modifications for less experienced students.



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  • Ashtanga: Daily Express Practice20:47
    Ashtanga: Daily Express Practice

    Charlie Taylor-Rugman

    Short on time but want a daily safe and steady Ashtanga sequence? Let Charlie guide you through a beginners-level sun salutation practice with 3 seated poses for those busy days. Beginners tip: Please follow Alicia’s modified poses during practice.



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  • Breathing Basics05:31
    Breathing Basics

    Charlie Taylor-Rugman

    In this easy-to-follow introduction, Charlie explains how to notice the movement of the breath in and out of the body and then to a deeper steadier Ujaii flow used in all Ashtanga classes. Props: A block.



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