Some of you have asked what is the best free yoga videos for beginners? The truth is we are working on our own video. I’m hoping to have an update on that soon.
These free online yoga videos for beginners are a good way to get an overview of yoga before starting a practice with an in person class. The benefits of an in person class are the personalized feedback. But that can cost a fair amount of money to be able to attend so the trade-off is easy – you can get started for free and if you find that the yoga videos resonate with you, you can always find a local yoga studio.
To help you get started, here are some of my favorite yoga videos for beginners that you can try from the comfort of your own home.
Yoga for Complete Beginners – 20 minute workout
Adriene Mishler is an actress and writer that has also become an internet yoga sensation! I think it’s because she is so authentic, down-to-earth and just seems different from the typical yoga instructor. In a word, she’s very relatable!
Adriene lives in Austin, Texas and is so passionate about yoga that she is on a mission to get yoga more widely adopted in schools and homes. She hosts the very very popular Yoga with Adriene YouTube Channel. Adriene describes her yoga as “Find What Feels Good” (FWFG).
Her 20 minute beginner video is an excellent place to start.
10-minute Morning Yoga Flow Practice – Faith Hunter Yoga
Faith Hunter refers to herself as a “spiritually fly yogi” – she offers yoga, meditation and inspiring chats in her videos.
This video is a 10 minute morning flow – it will help you set an intention for the day and awaken the body and mind. It’s a flowing practice so you don’t have to hold the poses for a long time.
BohoBeautiful is a travel yoga lifestyle brand. Juliana is an excellent instructor and in this video she walks us through a quick and easy morning yoga for beginners.
10 minute Morning Yoga for Beginners
In this video, Sara Beth (from SaraBethYoga), shows an effective 10 minute morning yoga routine for beginners.
Sarah Beth is a full time yoga instructor based in Denver. She discovered yoga as a teen ager and has embraced yoga and meditation as part of a natural approach to living a healthy balanced lifestyle.
5 Minute Morning Yoga Flow for Beginners
Francine Cipollone is Yoga With Bird on YouTube. Francine is a popular up and coming yogi to keep your eye on!
In this gentle and energizing 5 minute morning yoga flow for beginners, you will get your day off to a great start. Its a restorative flow so you can also do it before bedtime to help you relax and ease off to sleep.
Beginner Yoga for Flexibility
This video from Nano Yoga is focused on beginner yoga for flexibility. Nanaco is a Japan based yoga instructor and she brings an international perspective to Yoga. In addition to yoga she shares stories about living in Myoko, the mountains of Japan. Nanaco is another up and coming yogi to keep an eye on.
Gentle Chair Yoga for Beginners and Seniors
Kassandra is an Ottawa-based yoga instructor who is on a mission to help others feel great with yoga. She has been practicing for over a decade and is committed to sharing yoga with others who want to feel better. She practices Ying Yoga and is definitely an up and coming yogi to keep your eye on.
In this video she walks us through a gentle chair yoga routine that is suitable for beginners and seniors or anyone with limited mobility. Chair yoga will let you slowly and gently build strength and flexibility.
Learn more about the benefits of yoga for seniors
Meditation is a component of yoga that interests many for its calming abilities. If you would like to try chakra meditation, check out our post on chakra meditations for beginners.