Bend and Stretch

Melissa Krieger
Instructor Melissa Krieger
Average: 4.8 (1204 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


Emerot 2 years ago

I usually choose intermediate videos, but this one is just so perfect for those achey days! Thanks Melissa!

Nyamyj 2 years ago

This was perfect for me this morning, gentle but effective. Thank you. LOVED the piano. I appreciated the reminders to engage pelvis to peotect the back. I am still new to yoga and definitely need these cues repeated. There is so much to learn, I love it.

Paulette9 2 years ago

Just what I needed today! Gentle peaceful movements! Thank you, Melissa!

Van_damsel 2 years ago

I find that this is not one to go for when looking for a deep, knot relaxing stretch, but is perfect for those days that I need to reaffirm a sense of peace. This class absorbs you completely in the calming sounds of the waves and piano - accompanied perfectly by Melissa's soothing voice over. It felt like it was over in minutes

209maryb 2 years ago

Oh. My. Goodness. What a lovely stretch~just what I needed. Just the right pace, and LOTS of great tips and reminders, just at the right moments, to keep all the parts working together nicely for best effect. So glad I did this one today!

kaigh_guy 3 years ago

I truly enjoy this peaceful Beginner stretch. I feel so relaxed upon completion. Sometimes, I just like to start again, and this is one of my favorite yoga practice sessions.

soshedid86 3 years ago

I very much enjoyed this calm and peaceful practice. Thank you for the gentle poses and great work in the side body!

cornell.pat 3 years ago

Perfect for beginners. Very clear instruction; it worked well to have a voice-over for the video. Felt great.

vparker2006 3 years ago

Very calming class, enjoyed her detailed modifications for poses and soft background music

green2u 3 years ago

Wow, hits all the places that need attention when I roll out of bed! I love the quietness of it and the slow steady rhythm. Very easy to follow your directions. And short enough to that I still have time to do my run. Thanks!