Hatha Yoga for Beginners: Better Balance

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Instructor Melissa Krieger
Average: 4.8 (129 votes)
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Improve your strength and balance with beginner yoga poses that help you focus, strengthen your foundation and calm your mind. Melissa's encouraging style of guidance will help you move through the more difficult poses with ease, as you learn to find balance even when it feels as though it may be impossible.

Equipment: Block
Style: Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga


Nice little Balance Reminder
sng4ever 1 month ago

Great to remind yogis of breath work and core work when balancing!

Core Work
Edgyhedgy 2 months ago

I love the core sequences in the beginning as you prepare to work on the balances. As someone with a lot of back issues, I found this very helpful! Thank you, Melissa for sharing this practice. Your clear instructions make it possible for me to listen and complete the work without having to shift my gaze or open my eyes (if they're closed.) :)

I thank you for the
jhonirae 1 year ago

I thank you for the information! I was looking for and could not find. You helped me!

This made me feel relaxed yet
aliceglass97 1 year ago

This made me feel relaxed yet energized at the same time. Her clear instructions made it easy to follow and she has such a calming voice.

Melissa is amazing!
SherryD 1 year ago

Felt so calm and 'doable' because of the fabulous instruction. Thank you.

Balancing Act...
Michele72 2 years ago

That was incredible. After balancing one million things and one all day at work I felt drawn to balance things out on the mat as well. Thank you so much. I will definitely do this video again.

Thank you! Melisa's good
LadySI 2 years ago

Thank you! Melisa's good explanations and calming voice help me to achieve more than usual.

Very calming!
icyii 2 years ago

Very calming, wonderful instruction, thank you very much Melissa!

Thank you for yet another
luannmcvey 2 years ago

Thank you for yet another inspiring practice, Melissa. I always learn from your precise cuing, calm voice, and integrated sequences, but the balance practice is especially helpful to me as a teacher and practitioner of yoga. Namaste!