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15 Streaming Beginner Yoga Videos



Ready to hit the mat with 15 beginner yoga videos?

We've picked out some of our most popular beginner classes to get you started at home.

We've included Flow, Restorative, Twisting, Meditation, Yin, Stretching, Core and a class for helping with your back.

Take a look! Hopefully, you'll find a class or two that will get you started on your home yoga practice!



True Beginners - Episode 1

If you're a true yoga beginner, then hopefully this class will be a help!

This class is episode 1 of our new beginner series with Anna Hanson, True Beginners.

In this first episode Anna will lead you through a 35 minute sequence that breaks down numerous fundamental poses which you will find in most yoga classes. This class doesn't move into flow, it just gives a nice breakdown of various beginner oriented postures. Anna moves at a slow pace and gives you the chance to establish the pose and alignment.

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend), Bhujangasana (Cobra), Virabhadrasana I(Warrior I), Virabhadrasana II(Warrior II), Marjariasana (Cat), Savasana and more. Enjoy.

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True Beginners - Episode 2

This week Anna Hanson is back with episode two of our beginner series, True Beginner's!

In episode one, Anna demonstrated many of the fundamental poses that we see in most yoga classes.

In episode two, Anna will lead you through a 30 minute class designed to teach you about Fundamental Flow. Vinyasa Flow yoga is a very popular yoga style and this class will help you to understand more about what we call a flow.

Naturally, this class is best suited for the beginner and we suggest also taking a look at True Beginner's Episode One!

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Bhujangasana (Cobra), Virabhadrasana I(Warrior I), Plank Pose, Marjariasana (Cat), Utkatasana (Chair Pose), Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend) Savasana and more. Enjoy.

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True Beginners - Episode 3

Anna is back with another addition to our True Beginner's Series!

In episode 3, Anna will guide you through a 30 minute class which will focus on some fundamental stretching and flexibility poses.

Yoga is certainly about much more than just stretching, but most of us desire to find more flexibility and see yoga as a good starting point. If you're a beginner looking to find your stretch, join Anna and our beginner student, Angel, for some basic stretching.

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Balasana (Child's Pose), Crescent Pose (High Lunge), Low Lunge, Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Marjariasana (Cat), Baby Pigeon, Baddha Konasana (Cobbler/Butterfly), Parsvottonasana (Pyramid Pose), Savasana and more. Enjoy.

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True Beginners - Episode 4

In the fourth installment of our True Beginners Series, Anna will help lead you through a 30 minute class focused on basic core work and postures.

It doesn't take long to realize that having a strong core is very beneficial to your practice and also your overall health!

Developing a strong core helps with balance and endurance, plus it's a great step toward advancing your practice and trying out advanced postures and inversions.

It would be advised to take a look at episodes 1 thru 3 before diving into this core class!

Poses include Navasana(Boat Pose), Navasana Variations, Bhujangasana (Cobra), Marjariasana (Cat), Bitilasana (Cow Pose), Forearm Plank, Vasisthasana (Side Plank), Balasana (Child's Pose), Savasana and more. Enjoy.

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Priscilla's Mellow Yin At The Wall

It's awesome to welcome Priscilla Leite to our site! Priscilla's first class is a mellow Yin Yoga sequence that would be easy for any yogi to practice while using a home wall.

Yin Yoga is a slow paced style of yoga in which the poses are held for a longer period of time, some may also describe Yin as being a more meditative type of yoga.

This class is 29 minutes in length and would certainly work well for a beginner yogi. Priscilla offers up a variety of postures including both standing and seated poses.

Poses include legs up the wall, standing shoulder openers, forward fold, and hip openers. If you're looking to slow your roll, join Priscilla for some mellow Yin. Enjoy.

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Kim's Yoga For Healthy Back

At some point, most of us experience some sort of back pain or discomfort.

Yoga can potentially aid a bad back by teaching better posture, strengthening the back muscles, and building a stronger core.

In this class, Kim will lead you through a 44 minute sequence that will focus on a variety of postures which may help you with back pain and hopefully help build a stronger core and back.

If you currently have back issues and pain, make sure to consult your doctor, practice carefully and don't practice postures that create further pain.

Back pain is a serious issue, and yoga isn't a magic pill, but it can be potentially beneficial.

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Marjaryasana & Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx pose), Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Pose), Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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Kim's Slow Sun Flow

In this class, Kim will guide you through a short 22 minute flow that's focused on the wonderful Sun Salutation!

Sun Salutations include a sequence of movements and asanas which are common in flow classes, they're often used as a way to start class.

Salutations are great for a morning practice, and it's usually best to practice Sun Salutations on an empty stomach. This sequence is slow paced and would be best suited for beginners.

Sun Salutations help generate heat throughout the body, calm the mind, and could be considered a moving meditation.

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Tadasana (Mountain Pose), Utkatasana (Chair Pose), Chaturanga (Yogi Pushup), Plank Pose and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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Priscilla's Stretch & Stress Release

Well, stress always seems to find a way to invade all of our daily lives in one way or another. Finding ways to cope with and release stress is a critical part of leading a healthly life style.

Of course, releasing stress is easier said than done. Many people do find yoga and stretching to be therapeutic and helpful with managing stress.

This class is a beginner level slow flow that will offer simple poses to stretch and hopefully release tension from your body. Priscilla includes standing poses, hip openers, shoulder openers and more.

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Virabhadrasana II (Warrior II), Trikonasana (Triangle Pose), Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide Legged Forward Bend), Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Pose). As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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Nikka's Easy & Simple Core Flow

Ready to build a stronger and better core? Get set for a short class with Nikka that will have you headed toward building a stronger core!

A strong core is essential for many reasons in your yoga practice. Once your core is strong, everything within your practice just seems easier!

It's also important to note that a better and healthier core goes a very long ways toward preventing and helping back issues.

This class is suited for beginners although some beginners may find a few of the postures to be challenging. As with most core classes, you should be prepared to sweat!

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Marjaryasana & Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Kumbhakasana (Plank Pose), Navasana (Boat Pose), Crescent Pose (High Lunge), Salabhasana (Locust Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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Kim's Slow Breathe & Flow

Many of us take our breathing for granted while practicing yoga. It's very easy to forget to focus on our breath as we practice.

It's not uncommon to catch students actually holding their breath as they flow through a yoga sequence or posture. However, we all discover that once we focus on our breath and begin to connect it to our movements, everything flows and works much better!

In this class, Kim will guide you through a flow designed to help discover your breath! The class is 44 minutes in length and it should be well suited for beginners of all levels.

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Marjaryasana & Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Virabhadrasana (Warrior II Pose), Utthita Trikonasana (Triangle Pose), Crescent Pose (High Lunge), Ardha Uttanasana (Half Forward Fold Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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Lulu's Free The Hips & Back

Naturally, we're very happy to welcome instructor Lulu Lam to the site! Lulu is a local teacher in Los Angeles, plus she's a hula hoop professional!

She has a soothing voice and warm personality that's sure to put you at ease. Lulu's first class is a slow moving flow geared toward opening the hips and helping to strengthen the back.

This class is ideal for people who spend a lot of time sitting and the sequence should be comfortable for most all beginner students. The hips and back hold much tension and stress, hopefully this 40 minute class will aid with releasing it!

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Marjaryasana & Bitilasana (Cat/Cow Pose), Utthan Pristhasana (Lizard Pose), Low Lunge, Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose), Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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Nikka's Laid Back Restorative Flow

If you're looking to slow your pace but still keep moving, then Nikka's Laid Back Restorative Flow may just hit the spot!

Many of us may find a true restoative class to be a little too slow paced, this class will offer a nice mix of movement and restorative postures.

Nikka will serve up a little flow, twists, stretches and restorative poses. This sequence is well suited for the beginner student.

Needed props include two blocks and a blanket or towel.

Poses include Sukhasana (Easy Pose), Marjaiasana (Cat Pose), Bitilasana (Cow Pose), Low Lunge, Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Fold), Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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Ariadne's Open Hearts & Open Mind Class

We're thrilled to add Ariadne to our site as an instructor! In her first class, Ariadne will guide you through a short sequence to help open the heart and the shoulders.

After a day of hunching at our desks and driving through traffic, we tend to gather tension in our shoulders and neck. Heart opening postures can greatly help to release that stress.

Many times as we open and release body parts, it also leads to opening and relaxing the mind. This class is slow paced and should work well for the beginner student.

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), Bhujangasana (Cobra), Low Lunge, Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose), Salabhasana (Locust Pose), Ardha Purvottanasana (Reverse Table) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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Mary's Deep Relaxing Restore

If you feel the need for a quick restore, then it may be a nice idea to join Mary for a Deep and Relaxing Restorative Class.

Mary will focus on helping to rest and relax the body, she will guide you through a variety of poses to help open the neck, shoulders and hips.

This class also contains a little breathing practice with Pranayama Breath. Restorative classes are great for all levels of practice and can really help to relieve tension from the body.

Poses include Sphinx Pose, Bhujangasana (Cobra), Baby Pigeon Pose, Uttana Shishosana (Puppy Pose), Pranayama, Balasana (Child's Pose), Savasana and more! Enjoy.

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Nikka's Twist Flow & Detox

We thrilled to add Nikka Nadia to our site! Nikka's first class is a beginner sequence aimed to help you work on twisting postures.

Twisting poses offer many benefits, twisting is a great way to help detox the body and twisting is also beneficial for a healthy spine.

In some cases, twisting can also help with lower back pain and digestion. This class is 32 minutes in length and suited for most beginner students.

Poses include Adho Mukha Svanasana(Downward-Facing Dog), Easy Pose with a twist, Low Lunge Twist, Marichyasana (Marichi's Pose), Parsva Balasana (Thread The Needle Pose), Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose), Savasana (Corpse Pose) and more. As always practice safely. Enjoy!

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5 Basic Beginner Yoga Poses & Their Benefits


Warrior I Pose

Yoga Posture - Warrior I Pose

Warrior I will test your stamina and strength!

This posture is named after a figure from Hindu mythology. As the myth is told, a very powerful preist Daksha refused to invite his daughter and her husband to a ritual sacrifice. The daughter Sati then threw herself into a fire after arguing with her father. Sati's husband Shiva was devastated, he then pounded a lock of his hair into the ground, afterwards a fierce warrior called Virabhadra rose from the dirt.

Although a beginner Level 1 pose, Warrior I is a strong posture that will test your endurance and strength. Benefits of the pose include stengthening the legs and ankles, providing a nice stretch for the shoulders and chest, and also awakening the core. Warrior I will also help to increase flexibility in the hips.

Triangle Pose and Tree Pose can act as good prep poses for Warrior I.

Major Tip: Try not to lean forward in the pose keeping your torso straight, relax your shoulders down your back while keeping your arms level. Remember to protect your knee by keeping it aligned over the ankle. Keep your big toe to the inside of your bent knee, you should be able to view your big toe while holding the pose.

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Warrior I Pose offers a variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. Enjoy the pose!

Warrior I Pose Benefits:

Flexes The Hips

Stretches The Shoulders

Opens The Chest

Builds Stamina

Strengthens The Legs & Ankles






Warrior II Pose

Yoga Posture - Warrior II Pose

Build warrior sized stamina and strength with Warrior II Pose!

This posture is named after a figure from Hindu mythology. As the myth is told, a very powerful preist Daksha refused to invite his daughter and her husband to a ritual sacrifice. The daughter Sati then threw herself into a fire after arguing with her father. Sati's husband Shiva was devastated, he then pounded a lock of his hair into the ground, afterwards a fierce warrior called Virabhadra rose from the dirt.

Although a beginner Level 1 pose, Warrior II is a strong posture that will test your endurance and strength. Benefits of the pose include stengthening the legs and ankles, providing a nice stretch for the shoulders and chest, and also awakening the core. Warrior II will also help to increase flexibility in the hips.

Triangle Pose and Tree Pose can act as good prep poses for Warrior II.

Major Tip: Try not to lean forward in the pose keeping your torso straight, relax your shoulders down your back while keeping your arms level. Remember to protect your knee by keeping it aligned over the ankle. Keep your big toe to the inside of your bent knee, you should be able to view your big toe while holding the pose.

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Warrior II Pose offers a variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. Enjoy the pose!

Warrior II Pose Benefits:

Flexes The Hips

Stretches The Shoulders

Opens The Chest

Builds Stamina

Strengthens The Legs & Ankles






Crescent Pose

Yoga Posture - Crescent Pose

Crescent Pose will deliver a strong punch and work the entire body!

This posture is a very common standing pose that you'll find in most yoga classes. It could be easy to confuse the pose with Warrior I, but there are differences between the two poses. Both Crescent Pose and Warrior I are fantasic for opening the front hips, however the poses differ in how the back leg and foot are positioned.

Although a beginner Level 1 pose, Crescent is a pose that will test your strength and focus. This pose will also challenge your balance because of the back foot position. Crescent has numerous benefits including opening the chest, stretching the shoulders, opening the hips, building leg strength, and also developing balance and endurance.

Low Lunge, Wide Legged Forward Fold and Downward Facing Dog can act as good prep poses for Crescent Pose.

Major Tip: Make sure to keep your feet hip width apart or a little further to help with balance. Once in the pose, keep your shoulders over the hips and avoid leaning forward. Pull your shoulders down your back and open the chest. If needed, bend the back leg a little or you can start in Low Lunge.

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Crescent Pose offers a variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. Enjoy the pose!

Crescent Pose Benefits:

Opens The Hips

Stretches The Shoulders

Opens The Chest

Builds Stamina

Strengthens The Legs & Ankles






Half Forward Fold Pose

Yoga Posture - Half Forward Fold Pose

Half Forward Fold could be described as a Baby Forward Fold!

Many may not consider Half Forward Fold as a stand alone yoga pose. This pose is most commonly practiced as part of the Sun Salutation sequence when your instructor calls for a flat back. Naturally, this pose is a nice way to prep yourself for a deeper fold and also Downward Facing Dog.

The major benefits of Half Forward Fold Pose include stretching the hamstrings, hips, calves and also the lower back. The pose can also fire up the core and prep you for more intense bends and folds. Half Forward Fold also creates a nice chance to lengthen the spine.

This posture is simple enough that it could be practiced throughout your day as a way of awakening the body, especially if you sit for long periods of time. Just move bewteen a Full Forward Fold and Half Fold with connected breath.

Mountain Pose, and Sun Salutations are the most common prep postures that lead into Half Forward Fold Pose.

Major Tips: If needed use blocks or just reach for your shins if you can't reach the floor. Be aware of lower back and neck injuries. Relax your neck and don't gaze forward if you feel neck pain. Fold from the hips with a nice flat and straight spine.

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Half Forward Fold Pose offers a variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. Enjoy the pose!

Half Forward Fold Pose Benefits:

Stretches The Hips

Helps Connect Your Breath

Stretches The Hamstrings

Lengthens The Spine

Helps Fire Up The Core






Plank Pose

Yoga Posture - Plank Pose

Plank Pose! A basic pose but so very beneficial!

Plank is truly one of the most basic yoga postures. However, if you think it looks easy, just try holding it for a short time! Plank will aid you greatly in building the needed strength in order to practice more advanced postures. The pose is called Plank as you hold your body straight and stiff like a wooden plank.

The major benefits of Plank Pose include building strength in your abdomen. Plank will also aid in wrist and arm strength as well. It's also likely that the pose can offer improved posture in your upper body and neck. A solid Plank Pose will also help with smooth and strong transitions from one pose to another pose.

Make sure to keep a straight and aligned spine, create a strong line from your head to your heels. Engage your abdomen or core and don't allow your shoulders to collapse. When practing this posture, sagging is the enemy! As you advance, you may consider adding a challenge by lifting one foot off the floor.

Major Tip: Keep your shoulders aligned over your wrists! Don't forget to breathe!

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Plank Pose offers a variety of benefits, some of which are listed below. Enjoy the pose!

Plank Pose Benefits:

Builds Arm Strength

Improves Posture

Strengthens Spine

Helps Build Wrist Strength

Strengthens Abdomen & Core