This is your beginner guide to yoga. Below you will see three stages, each containing a series of three class videos. Each yoga class video series teaches you how to do yoga safely and benefit as much as possible with every pose you do. Here is the outline:
The Beginner Yoga Stages (Scroll down to see the classes)
Stage One - Learn the Yoga Basics: teaches the beginner student fundamental yoga principles, such as how to do the most basic yoga poses that are a part of almost all classes, including sitting cross-legged (sukhasana), sitting with legs straight (dandasana), sitting on your heels (virasana) and doing a flow called sun salutations (nurya namaskar).
Stage Two - Learn the Yoga Fundamentals, Core Stability: teaches you how to properly activate your core (bandhas) and how integrate your breathing (pranayama).
Stage Three - Learn the Yoga Fundamentals, Strength and Stretch: takes you through a series of classes that help you understand how to strengthen your core and maintaing core stability while strething and doing yoga. And the fourth, Learn the Yoga Fundamentals: Take the Next Step, challenges you with more demanding poses and sequences. All four together provide a fantastic foundation for anyone who wants to further their understanding of yoga and their body.
Before You Begin... Additional Resources
We have a lot of resources for beginners. If you are looking for more classes or to learn more about yoga, check out these links:
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More Beginner Yoga Classes
Blog Articles About Yoga
Blog Articles Reviewing Yoga Accessories
30-Day Beginner Yoga Challenges
Beginner Yoga Programs
Yoga to Relieve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2 weeks)
Yoga Program for Absolute Beginners (6 weeks)
Ongoing Beginner Program (8 weeks)