Welcome to yoga for complete beginners! This class is geared towards the brand new yogi.
In this beginner yoga class, you will learn and practice basic yoga poses that you’ll find in a typical yoga class so you can get acclimated with the poses themselves, along with how to practice them safely and effectively.
What you’ll need for this class: Comfortable clothing, a yoga mat, and ideally two yoga blocks. If you don’t have two yoga blocks, you can substitute books or water bottles that are roughly the same height, but we do recommend using yoga blocks.
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The reason yoga blocks are an important prop for beginners is that they can help make the practice more accessible and also safe. Yoga blocks are great for all yoga levels, so it’s a good idea to start using them from the beginning.
Basic Yoga Poses You’ll Practice In This Yoga for Complete Beginners Class
Here are the poses you will practice in this class:
- Table Top
- Down Dog
- Childs Pose
- Sphinx Pose
- Cobra Pose
- Low Lunge
- High Lunge
- Chair Pose
- Warrior 1
- Warrior 2
- Wide Leg Forward Fold
- Tree Pose
- Malasana, or Yogi Squat
- Bridge Pose
- Happy Baby
Yoga for Beginners: The Takeaway
As a complete beginner, it’s important to take it slow and be safe in your practice. Don’t push yourself beyond your limits, and honor how your body feels.
Know that you will increase your flexibility, mobility and also familiarity with the poses over time, so enjoy the process!
This beginner yoga class has been brought to you by 2nd Wind Health. Ashton is using their Polynesian cork yoga mat and cork yoga blocks.
If you’re interested in learning more about them, you can visit their website here.
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