Bend and Stretch

Melissa Krieger
Instructor Melissa Krieger
Average: 4.8 (1217 votes)
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As she did in her popular Twist and Stretch class, Melissa guides you gently through a series of lovely, effective poses, focusing on bending but covering the entire body in an calm, attentive way. Always aware of alignment, Melissa's classes are absolutely perfect for the beginners, gentle yoga lovers, inflexible athletes and 55+, among others.

Equipment: None
Style: Gentle Yoga, Hatha Yoga


PeacefulRN 1 year ago

Very gentle stretching practice...nice for winding down before bed. Thanks!

deniseemiller 2 years ago

This class was perfect after a workday mostly on my feet. Coming back to yoga after an injury and this practice accommodated limitations but still allowed me to move as fully into a posture as was comfortable. Will definitely revisit this class often.

sarahhillier 2 years ago

I just need to say; this video was one of the first classes I tried when I first joined DoYogaWithMe back in 2014. To this day, it is still one my absolute favourite classes to always come back to (Melissa's "Core Strength and Stretch" is another go-to favourite when I'm feeling a bit more of a challenge/strength). This video is the perfect amount of relaxation and stretch, combined with the soft piano music and perfect cues and instruction. Thank you Melissa.

dukegal1213 2 years ago

A great class for me to relax from a stressful day at work. It works out the tightness in muscles and is super relaxing! Love the setting and Melissa’s clear instructions.

JoGoYo 2 years ago

This was just what I needed after a more demanding class yesterday resulted in some sore muscles. It left me feeling lightened and opened up, while giving those muscles a gentle workout. The narration was perfect. Thank you, Melissa.

themarlainme 2 years ago

Thank you Melissa! This is a great session. I sincerely appreciate it.

aimeevegan2@gma... 2 years ago

Her voice instructions were not very help, I kept having to strain to look at the screen. The flow also felt a bit off and I stopped the video halfway. On a positive note, her voice was very soft and slow so a perfect practice before bedtime.

eperkins 2 years ago

This class was so nice for stretching and getting the kinks out of my back after a hard workout yesterday. I will be coming back to this one often to help me feel loose and revitalized!

chris.mclachlan... 2 years ago

This is my go to session whenever feeling achy or sluggish. Nice stretches that wake the body up and make me feel alive. Love Melissa’s voice, clear and easy to follow. Thank you Melissa