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Look, we know you’re busy. So if you find time in your jam-packed day to squeeze in some movement, you shouldn’t have to choose between a traditional workout and an asana practice—you can do both! These 15-minute yoga workouts are a great way to break a sweat (and have a stretch), so you can return to your never-ending to-do list feeling energized and invigorated.
Bookmark this article and pull up these 15-minute yoga workout classes the next time you find a gap in your day. Because any time spent on your mat is time well spent!
Six 15-minute yoga workouts to break up your day
A fast-paced power yoga workout
There’s a time and a place for your slow-flow practice, but sometimes it feels great to speed it up. This fast-paced, 15-minute yoga workout is guaranteed to get your heart rate elevated. SarahBethYoga combines balance poses, such as Warrior III Pose, with strength-building moves. Dealing with an injury or not feeling 100 percent today? Don’t worry. This video includes tons of modifications so you can get what you need from the practice.
An upper body-focused workout
Looking to build core or shoulder strength? Check out this 15-minute yoga workout from Breathe and Flow focused on strengthening your upper body and abs. Fair warning: This yoga workout includes a ton of planks. If you’ve ever wanted to work on holding your planks for an extended period of time, this is the perfect workout for you.
A workout for the lower body
If you’ve been itching to work your lower body, this 15-minute yoga workout from SarahBethYoga is for you. This video is packed with lower body-focused poses, including Utkatasana (Chair Pose), Anjaneyasana (Low Lunge), and Utkata Konasana (Goddess Pose), in order to help you build strength in your leg muscles (that quivering tells you it’s working).
A core-strengthening workout
If you’re planning on torching your core in your next 15-minute workout, check out this video from Yoga with Kassandra, which is focused exclusively on strengthening those abdominal muscles through a variety of poses. While you may not thinking of these poses as traditionally “ab-strengthening poses,” we promise that these backbends and balancing poses will set your abs on fire.
A full-body yoga workout
Searching for a quick yoga workout that will work every muscle in your body? Check out this video from Boho Beautiful Yoga, which will strengthen your legs, glutes, core, and shoulders. You may even feel a little sore from it tomorrow. Bonus: Juliana Spicoluk filmed this video outdoors near a serene creek, so you can pretend you’re outside in a majestic forest—instead of stuck in your basement.
A yoga workout grounded in breathwork
If you’re thinking about trying out a yoga workout, but you’re looking for something a little less strenuous, this video from Yoga With Bird fits the bill. In this quick flow, you’ll move through high lunges, low lunges, and plenty of Chaturanga Dandasanas. Luckily, the workout ends with some relaxing final poses, including Balasana (Child’s Pose), so you’ll feel rested, rejuvenated, and reenergized before rejoining the world.
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