Beginners' Yoga Sequences
Fight frenzied Fall energy with this grounding sequence designed for the outdoors. Go ahead, get your feet dirty and feel the earth between your toes.
On rainy days like the one we had today here in NYC, it's easy to succumb to feeling sluggish and blah. Here is a short, energizing flow designed to invigorate the body and calm and focus the mind. You’ll feel simultaneously alert, relaxed, and ready to make the best of your rainy day!
In an increasingly fast-paced world that demands more of our attention and time, everyone is looking for a way to increase their energy. This Kundalini practice
Think of Kundalini Yoga as a technology you can use to activate your innate vitality and health through movement, mudra (ritual gesture), and mantra (sacred sound).
This Kundalini practice, passed down by Yogi Bhajan, the master of Kundalini Yoga, is designed to do increase your energy and metabolism.
This sequence efficiently activates the endocrine system, boosting your metabolism and creating new levels of youthfulness to balance your body and mind.
Big night out? Nerves are normal. Fortunately, yoga can help you to relax and put your best self forward.
These three mudras will bring you back home to your source, connect you with your heart, and plug you back into your deeper power.
Sure, you could eat watermelon or take a dip in the pool, but yoga can help your body and mind chill out, says Kristen Kemp of Powerflow Yoga.
It turns out, you don't have to commit to a full hour of yoga practice to reap its many benefits.
Maintaining a feeling of youth, even as you age, requires a flexible spine. Try this sequence to open your back and shoulders.
In order to stay agile as you age, make forward bends, backbends, and twists a regular part of your practice. Start here.
This sequence emphasizes moving safely into backbends that open the heart and shoulders and challenge balance.
The following five poses root down into the ground, allowing you to expand and create more space within your body and mind.
When it comes to injury prevention, what
you do between poses may be as important as the poses themselves. Here’s how
to flow safely through tricky transitions.
Tame anxiety with this short meditation and seated sequence.
Tight or open, your hips need to be strong for injury-free movement. Learn how to build stability in common yoga poses.
These 3 hand mudras will help you keep yoga, learning, and inspiration at the top of your list. Try them with the following mantra: "Magic takes guts."
Kathryn Budig wants to introduce you to her new love: Karate. Here, two kicks to get you started, paired with the perfect poses for the flexibility and strength required.
NASA rocket scientist/yoga teacher Scott Lewicki balances a highly technical day job with creativity on the mat. Use this innovative practice to find new space in often forgotten muscles.
Begin with 10 minutes of foundational poses to remember why you are perfect exactly as you are.
Begin with 10 minutes of foundational poses, then add complexity to each posture in the 20 minute sequence, allowing yourself to honor your current practice.
Try this 30-minute sequence to allow yourself to honor the perfection of your practice and expand into more-advanced forms.
Try this 10-, 20-, or 30-minute yoga sequence to find deeper personal fulfillment in everyday life.
Think you don't have time for yoga? Add this vinyasa right into your next workout, between sets of any exercise, to keep things interesting.
Master teacher Sianna Sherman created this short sunrise sequence integrating the physical and spiritual to take your practice to another level.
Try these three pre-and post-workout yoga practices from Sage Rountree’s new book to balance strength and fitness daily.
Recover from your workout with these six restorative poses from Sage Rountree’s new book that marry hip release and inversion to sweetly calm your nervous system.
Use this post-workout sequence from Sage Rountree’s new book to build core strength that balances the abs and back muscles.
Use these mat-free poses from Sage Rountree’s new book to wake up your whole body and mind for better performance.
Only have 10, 20 or 30 minutes? Try this at home practice to recharge during your busy day with yoga teacher Chelsea Jackson.
Seated meditative poses support you as you drink in and recharge, and Warrior Poses, inversions, and backbends help you find strength as you pour out offerings to the world.
This balancing, restorative sequence encourages you to “drink” as you “pour.” Seated meditative poses support you as you drink in and recharge.
Spinning and outdoor cycling are high-octane cardio workouts that require powerful legs and knees, and a strong back and core. Use yoga to regain balance.
Want to strengthen your relationship? These four simple partner poses will help you get close and connected within minutes.
Use the following four poses to safely warm up and engage your core and hips for Side Plank.
Try these variation-mixes of Sun Salute A, B, and C to spice up your yoga practice.
Release tension and pain by working with your tissue. Bo Forbes shows you how to target hotspots in the shoulders and lower back.
Prana Vinyasa founder Shiva Rea has an Earth Day eco-challenge for you: 10 body mudras and eco-actions to help you connect to the Earth.
Traveling? Take a cue from these experts at practicing in transit with 11 poses to center you anywhere.
Use these heart-opening poses to synchonize your yoga practice with the energy of the special pink full moon and lunar eclipse.
Take a cue from the White House's Yoga Garden at the annual Easter Egg Roll and strike a few yoga poses in the backyard with your family.
If you have MS, try these five yoga poses and variations to improve balance, walking and coordination, according to a new study.
Take the beloved bedtime story ritual a step further with Mariam Gates's sequence that will soothe little ones to sleep.
Your wrists bear weight in so many yoga poses—not to mention every time you do a vinyasa. These 8 poses can help you keep your wrists pain-free.
Sage Rountree teaches yoga to UNC Men’s Basketball team. Here, her top four poses for players, plus two for March-maddened coaches and fans.
Yoga teacher Leslie Howard recommends this sequence for a strong and balanced backside.
Experts agree that routine stretching can both prevent and relieve lower back symptoms. Choose from a 10, 20, or 30 minute routine to release pain.
Yoga teacher Andrea Ferretti offers a short 10-minute sequence of yoga poses to help ease tension in your back and find better posture.
Yoga teacher Andrea Ferretti offers 20 minutes of yoga poses to help ease tension in your back and find better posture.
Yoga teacher Andrea Ferretti offers 30 minutes of yoga poses to help ease tension in your back and find better posture.
Get started with this short sequence that honors a dancer’s impulse for expression and creativity while requiring thoughtful form.
Celebrate the spring equinox with this sequence to clear out what isn't serving you in your life anymore and make room for what will.
No energy to set up for restorative yoga? Plug yourself into a wall and reboot with Kathryn Budig's simple poses.
If you tipped back too many drinks last night, a little yoga can go a long way to minimize suffering and speed the hangover recovery process. Promise.
Release workday upper crossed syndrome pain with four relaxing poses to relieve a tight and weak neck.
Release workday lower crossed syndrome pain with four relaxing poses to relieve a tight and weak hip and calf.
Teacher Rina Jakubowicz offers a sequence of yoga poses to clear your mind and achieve a meditative state through breath.
Our home practice teacher Rina Jakubowicz gives you this short sequence of yoga poses to clear your mind and achieve a meditative state.
Not all meditation has to happen
sitting still in Lotus Pose. Focus your awareness inward, on the breath and
the way your body moves with these sequences.
Our home practice teacher Rina Jakubowicz demonstrates a short sequence of yoga poses to clear your mind and prepare your body for meditation.
Use this sequence of heart openers to tune in to your anahata and inner voice and find the path to your heart’s calling.
Cooped up inside waiting out winter's deep freeze? This practice would be a wise use of your time.
Use core work, twists, and pranayama to target this fiery chakra and transform obstacles into assets and fear into freedom.
Use this hip-opening and forward-folding practice for the second chakra to unleash creativity as you cultivate fluidity in your pelvis.
Devoted to lifting or CrossFit? Try Sage Rountree's sequence to counter the front-body tightness that can come with them.
You have the willpower and strength to kick bad habits for good. These 13 Kundalini poses will help you find them.
Build the physical, emotional, and spiritual fortitude you need to master Pincha Mayurasana—and your own internal journey.
Cultivate a sense of earthiness, radiance, and stability through asana, breath, and meditation in the first chakra flow.
These vinyasa flow sequences will create a focus on breathing and self-energy while targeting specific areas of the body.
Try these 10 yoga video to strengthen and improve your practice and set the foundation for challenge poses.
You don’t need to be a master of advanced asana to drop into the deepest level of yourself each day. The star of this sequence is the breath.
Our favorite instructional tips from teachers this year. Take them with you next time you unroll your mat and tackle the trickiest asanas.
Need help getting started with inversions? Try these 6 poses from Two Fit Moms.
Every modification has its time and place, but you can add new challenge to old asana by removing training wheels you may be relying on.
Activate your core, focus on your breath, and shed stress to radiate joyful energy.
This sequence unwinds everyday stress and all of the upper-body tightness created by our digital devices.
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Laura Kasperzak and Masumi Goldman have a practice and tips to wake up even the latest night owls.
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