Beginners Yoga › Jean Hall

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

 

Filters

Filters  
  • Spinal Health: Somatic Flow24:21
    Spinal Health: Somatic Flow

    Jean Hall

    This mostly somatic class with yoga is for everyone and for any time of the day. It's perfect to get you set up for the day, with a focus on gentle movements to keep your spine healthy. Class starts with gentle somatic movements to sense the spine, which brings attention into tracing the pathway of the spine and its key movements which underpin spinal health and ease. Class then continues with flows through yoga movements drawing out the primary postural patterns of: flexion, extension, lateral, elongation, rotation and neutral spine. A class to add to your daily practice list for all-round back care and health!



    Read more

  • Variation on Ashtanga Primary Series27:43
    Variation on Ashtanga Primary Series

    Jean Hall

    Following the basic underlying pattern sequence of the primary series but offered here with a gentle and modified approach so it’s accessible to all abilities and energy levels. You will need a strap, 2 foam blocks or a cushion, a chair and the wall.



    Read more

  • Evening Floor Based Flow22:01
    Evening Floor Based Flow

    Jean Hall

    A mindfully paced, gentle, floor-based vinyasa to calm and relax you ready for a peaceful evening. Stretch out your hamstrings, give yourself relaxing neck and shoulder moves, stretch your upper back and shoulders and move with your breath. You will need a strap.



    Read more

  • Warm Up, Cool down20:53
    Warm Up, Cool down

    Jean Hall

    The perfect 'bookend' class, which is beautiful for either side of the day, a lovely gentle, warm up, or a cool down and release the day. With long holds, deep twists and supported backbends, this is a really nourishing start of your day practice, or class to round off your day. For a weekend treat, we recommend following with Jean's Vinyasa class now your body is open. You will need a block.



    Read more

  • Restorative Sequence41:40
    Restorative Sequence

    Jean Hall

    A gentle, restorative class which is really nourishing to the fascia and cells of the body and is great for deep relaxation and stress-reduction as well as being a fantastic preparation for sleep.



    Read more

  •  Post Natal 4: Restorative15:40
    Post Natal 4: Restorative

    Jean Hall

    Try this calming sequence those when you just need to rest. Four simple supported poses that help reset tired minds, backs and shoulders. You will need 2 bolsters or pillows and a chair or a sofa can work too.



    Read more

  • Gentle Spine: Soothe the shoulders20:30
    Gentle Spine: Soothe the shoulders

    Jean Hall

    Aching tired shoulders? Sore neck? Tense face? Let Jean help you release it all with this calming practice. Smooth, flowing movements will release the shoulders and lubricate the joints, easing out tension. This yoga class especially for your spine and shoulders will bring spacious to yours spine leaving you feeling like new. Props: A strap or belt



    Read more

  • Awaken to Yoga22:59
    Awaken to Yoga

    Jean Hall

    This is a lovely, meditative, sweet and slow flow to warm up the body for the day. It is great for beginners as well as advanced yogis who want to take care of their bodies from the inside out. This practice would be wonderful to be used as a pre-curser to your morning meditation as Jean gently guides attention inward through the focus on the breath. This could also be used at the end of the day before your evening meditation. Jean guides you gently into the breath, gives great alignment guidance to some gentle backbends and lovely, long modified downward dogs. No better way to start, or indeed end the day. Props: Bolster or firm pillows



    Read more

  • Sun Salutations28:16
    Sun Salutations

    Jean Hall

    Take this beautiful flowing sequence that uses sun salutation variations and weaves them through the practice. Great way to start the day.



    Read more