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Since being introduced to yoga in my final year of high school
5, 10, 15, 16 years ago (has it seriously been that long?!) yoga has played an important role in my life. There have been periods where I’ve fallen off the proverbial bandwagon and paid the price, mentally, physically, and spiritually.
But now that I’m in my 30’s, it’s safe to say that my yoga practice isn’t going anywhere.
I absolutely love attending group yoga sessions at my local studio but sometimes that’s just not possible (I’m talking to you, hand foot and mouth disease that just hit my one-year-old.) But even if you’re not tending to a toddler with HFM (and hence, no yoga childcare) there are a number of reasons why a group yoga session may not be a viable choice, like cost, proximity, travel, etc.
Fortunately, there are hundreds of free yoga videos online, including many yoga videos that are aimed specifically at beginners.
These free online yoga videos for beginners can also be a good way to dip your toe into the water and get a feel for yoga before you attend a studio class (however, I highly recommend you also go to an in person yoga class, too. There’s a reason why people rave about them.)
If you’re looking for online yoga videos for beginners that you can complete in the comfort of your own home or hotel room, then here are 10 of the best.
Top 10 Free Yoga Videos For Beginners
Yoga for Complete Beginners – Yoga Class 20 Minutes
This 20 minute yoga sequence will aid in relaxation, relax the lower back, neck and shoulders, and increase flexibility.
Easy Yoga For Beginners ♥ Full Body Gentle Flow
This 20 minute gentle flow by Boho Beautiful is a perfect introduction to yoga for beginners. It’s also wonderful for anyone who wants to relax and destress.
Yoga For Beginners – 40 Minute Home Yoga Workout
This 40 minute sequence by Adriene focuses on foundation and flexibility.
20 Minute Fat Burning Yoga Workout
Suitable for both beginner and intermediate yogi’s, this 20 minute yoga workout video focuses on burning fat and toning the glutes, abs and arms.
10 Minute Yoga Workout for Beginners – Improve Flexibility
If you’re short on time then this 10 minute yoga workout which focuses on increased flexibility is a good option.
Relaxation or Bedtime Yoga Routine For Beginners
If you suffer from insomnia or just prefer to practice yoga in the evenings, then this beginners level yoga workout with help you relax, de-stress and get a better night’s sleep.
Yoga Stretches for Back Pain Relief, Sciatica, Neck Pain & Flexibility
Yoga can help with a number of health ailments. If you’re suffering from back pain, sciatica or neck pain, then this beginners level workout with help to strengthen the back and increase flexibility.
If you’re looking for prenatal yoga videos, then definitely check out this series by Katy Appleton. I started following along with these videos when I was about midway through my second trimester and loved them!
Beginner Morning Yoga for Women | 10-Min | Energizing Wake Up Vinyasa Flow
Some yoga workout videos for beginners can be a bit too fast-paced. This 10-minute beginner morning flow is a peaceful vinyasa sequence taught at an easy-to-follow pace. One of my favorites.
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30 Minute Full Body Stretches For Flexibility – Gentle Beginner Yoga Flow
If you’re looking for a deep full body stretch, then this is the yoga routine for you. It’s a gentle beginners flow that can help with back, neck and shoulder pain and sciatica.