5 Key Beginner Poses
What are all the different styles of Yoga?
These 5 key Yoga poses are essential to your asana practice. Getting the alignment of these Yoga poses correct from the start, ensures a strong and stable foundation to your practice.
There are so many different styles of Yoga. Take this tutorial to learn more about the most common styles of Yoga. When choosing a style of Yoga make sure it suits you completely and finding a teacher you really connect with is key to a good practice.
Sun Salutations to get you started
Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskar, are basic yoga sequences used as a stand-alone practice or a warm-up at the beginning of your Yoga class. This tutorial will take you through a few variations. Get your Yoga pants on and your mat out for this one.
What do I need to get started?
Patanjali's 8 Limbed Path to Enlightenment
A quick tutorial to introduce you to all the stuff you'll need to get started. Using props in your practice is really beneficial and will help you progress more quickly by providing you with the necessary support.
Patanjali is known as the Grandfather of Yoga. He set out the Yoga Sutras thousands of years ago. These Sutras are manual on how to be a Yogi. The 8 limbed path to enlightenment is a step-by-step practice to help you find steadiness and joy in your life.
The Sanskrit word Mudra is translated as “gesture” or “attitude”. We use these hand gestures mostly in meditation or pranayama practice to direct the flow of energy within the body by using the hands. Watch this tutorial to understand a bit more about them and how to use them in your practice.
Jivamukti Magic 10 Practice
How to Chaturanga
Learn this super simple and quick trick to open into your hips using bound angle pose or Baddhaknoasana. Make sure you have 2 blocks handy.
The Magic Ten is a series of ten simple exercises, designed by Sharon Gannon, that can be done in about ten minutes. It is a good way to warm up for an asana class or to get your body moving first thing in the morning or at any time you need a “pep up.”
Chaturanga and the poses surrounding it in sequence are very important in most Yoga classes. Getting the basics right is essential to building strength and avoiding injury. Take this tutorial to learn how to safely execute this pose.