Whenever someone tells me they’re thinking of trying yoga for the first time, I always recommend they watch a few YouTube videos first so they know what to expect. One of the YouTubers I send them to is Adriene Mishler of Yoga With Adriene. I like her videos because they’re easy to follow, and she always provides clear cues and instructions to make sure you don’t hurt yourself, and that you get the most out of the pose.
To get acquainted with Adriene, watch and try one of her most popular “Yoga With Adriene” videos:
Yoga For Complete Beginners
Adriene’s “Yoga For Complete Beginners” is the perfect introduction if you know absolutely nothing about yoga. It’s a gentle and easy flow that gets you started on mindfulness and body awareness. 💯
Day 1 – 30 Days of Yoga
This is the first video in Adriene’s popular “30 Days of Yoga” challenge. If you’re ready to commit to a daily asana practice, this is a great way to ease you in. This flow starts with a lot of yummy stretches and starts to awaken all the muscles of your body.
Yoga For Weight Loss
Adriene’s “Yoga For Weight Loss” is a sequence that uses the entire body to stimulate the digestive tract and promote weight loss.
Day 2 – Stretch & Soothe – 30 Days of Yoga
It makes perfect sense that Adriene’s “Day 2 of 30 Days of Yoga” lands in the top 5 videos. After everyone’s done Day 1, they need the Day 2 stretch and soothe for their sore muscles! 😂
Yoga For Beginners – 40 Minute Home Yoga Workout
If you’re a yoga beginner, or you’re coming back to the mat after a hiatus, this is a great flow for you. The focus is on foundations as a way to increase flexibility and create space in the body. It’s a solid 40-minute yoga sequence that you can use on a regular basis.
The great thing about YouTube videos is that you can watch and practice in the privacy of your own home. Nobody needs to know that you tried yoga. If you fall, if you look silly, if you feel dumb, it’s okay, nobody needs to know you tried it. That’s the beauty of YouTube! That being said, I hope this emboldens you to try some yoga with Adriene. Namaste!
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