I’ve always wanted to try yoga, so I’ve put together a list of the best yoga Youtube channels for beginners.
What I have learned on my continuous journey of making self-care a priority is to push myself to try new things. Doing this helps me gain more confidence and find new ways of taking better care of myself. Of course, you will also discover things you don’t enjoy, but this is a good thing. It all means you are growing, getting to know yourself better, and ultimately trying to evolve and become a happier, healthier you.
As someone who has struggled with anxiety, I’m always in search of relaxation exercises to help calm and ease my mind. Yoga has always been one that I have wanted to try, but I had always pushed it aside because it seemed too complicated. I heard and read about the many mind-body benefits of yoga, and was finally inspired (and courageous enough!) to give it a try.
I had NO IDEA where to start or what I was doing. So, I decided to do a bit of research online and was so pleased to find some great yoga YouTube channels for beginners. I thought, since these helped me, they may also help some of you out there.
Why I love online yoga channels?
- You don’t need to leave the comfort of your own home. Sometimes circumstances make it difficult to leave the house to attend a class.
- You can do it at any time of the day. You can pull up a video at a time of day that works best for you.
- If you’re feeling insecure about trying something new, starting in the privacy of your home can seem less intimidating and help ease you into giving it a try!
- There are so many incredibly informative channels out there, with different instructors and styles of teaching, so you can take the time to find the one that suits you best.
- You can connect with the online community. Each channel has a yoga community that you can connect with in the comments section of each video. You can gain support and encouragement from these communities, and it helps to know others are on the same yoga journey with you.
- FREE, need I say more? 🙂
So, here it goes, here are some of my favourite online yoga channels to help guide and inspire my fellow Yoga Beginners:
Adriene has a breadth of knowledge in yoga and not only offers a whole category for beginners, but numerous videos are also more advanced. She features many yoga focuses so that you can choose the most important focus for you. Some include: Yoga For Anxiety, Yoga For Your Back, Yoga For Runners, Yoga For Weight Loss, Yoga for Moms and Dads, and the list goes on and on. And she features 30 Day Yoga Journeys to help motivate you to keep going each day!
Lesley Fightmaster provides weekly yoga videos, all intending to help quiet your mind, to let go of stress, and to love yourself. She features different focuses, such as Yoga for Low Back Pain, Yoga for Flexibility and Stretching, Yoga for Stress, to name a few. This channel has videos for beginners, along with videos for those with more advanced skills. This channel also has a 30 Day Challenge for Beginners, which is perfect for anyone starting their Yoga Journey.
Kassandra provides weekly yoga videos in the styles of Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Flow and more. She offers videos for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels of experience. Some of the focuses on her channel include Yoga for Strength, Yoga for Flexibility, Restorative Yoga, Yoga for Confidence & Self-Esteem, and others.
Brett teaches Vinyasa Flow Yoga and Meditation. She offers videos for all experience levels, from beginner to advanced. Her channel’s goal is to make yoga accessible, transformative and fun. Some video focuses include Prenatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Hip Stretch Yoga, to name a few. Brett’s channel also features motivating Yoga Challenges, such as her Detox Yoga Fusion 2018 New Year’s Yoga Challenge.
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Kino Yoga is an informative channel offering beginner-friendly yoga videos, more advanced yoga videos, pose tutorials and more. Some videos are focused on Yoga for Stress & Relaxation, Yoga for Abs and Core, Yoga for Arms and Shoulders, to name a few. She also offers meditation videos. Kino is an experienced yoga teacher having practiced yoga for 20 years.
Yoga by Candace provides weekly yoga videos with a variety of focuses. Some include Yoga for Neck and Shoulders, Yoga for Back, Yoga for Core, and many more. Her videos range from 15 minutes to 1 hour. Candace also provides tutorials on specific yoga poses and offers videos on breathing and meditation.
Sarah Beth offers weekly 5-30 minute yoga videos. Her goal is to help you stretch, strengthen, tone and de-stress. The videos include many different focuses such as Yoga for Stress Relief & Anxiety, Full Body Yoga, Yoga for Posture, Prenatal Yoga and much, much more. Her videos come in varying lengths, which helps when choosing one that best fits your schedule. She also features different yoga styles such as Vinyasa Yoga, Power Yoga, Hatha Yoga, and more.
Ekhart Yoga offers yoga and meditation videos. This channel has many knowledgeable yoga teachers that offer both teachings for beginners and lessons for those that are seeking more advanced pose tutorials. Ekhart Yoga also provides videos with specific focuses such as Yoga for Strong Abs and Core Strength, Yoga for Better Sleep, Yoga for Depression, and many, many more.
Adee provides free-flowing yoga videos. Some of her focuses include Yoga for Flexibility, Yoga for Back Pain Relief, Yoga for Weightlifters, and much more. She offers Yoga Instructional videos to teach you certain poses. And, her channel also features a 30 Day Beginner Series, which is a perfect guide for you if you’re not sure where to start.
Sean posts weekly workout videos, which include not only Yoga but also in the areas of Bodyweight and Pilates. Sean also offers a whole playlist on Yoga for Men Routines, making his page a useful resource for both men and women.
Here is another excellent yoga resource. YOGATX offers weekly yoga videos instructed by different certified yoga instructors. They offer videos for beginners and ones that are more advanced. Their videos are easy to follow and include a variety of focuses – such as Yoga For Neck and Shoulder, Yoga For Stress Relief, Yoga For Back Pain, and more.
I hope this post inspires you to take some time for yourself and to try something new! Thanks so much for stopping by <3
Are you a yoga newbie? Leave a comment below letting me know how your experience has been and what resources have helped you. I’d love to hear!
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