Beginner friendly

Beginner friendly

Beginner friendly classes, meditations and helpful tutorials curated especially for those relatively new to their practice.

This is the perfect place to start your journey into yoga and mindful movement!

Beginner friendly
  • All Levels Pilates Mix (45 min) - with Hana Weinwurm

    Join Hana for this 45 minute Pilates Mix class! In this class, we will be using just our body weight and a mat. Feel free to have some blocks close by if you feel you need to modify some poses. We will be doing most of our movements on the mat today, with some standing sequences at the end. This ...

  • Pilates 101: Spinal Articulation (60 min) - with Alison Lloyd-Nijjar

    Join Alison for a 60 minute Pilates class focusing on spinal articulation. This is a slower-moving class and will even feature some tutorials at the beginning. This class is perfect for folks getting into Pilates who want to learn more and work on their form - especially their roll-up/any kind of...

  • Wrists & Ankles Mini-Flow Warm Up (25 min) - with Vanessa Bourget

    Join Vanessa for a wrist & ankle mini-flow warm-up. This is great for those of us who spend long days typing at a computer, for the yogis who love to play with inversions, or for folks new to yoga who are learning to spend more time putting pressure on their wrists/hands in certain poses!
    This is...

  • Gentle Power (50 min) - with Alia Mai

    Meet Alia Mai! Alia Mai is a registered clinical counselor (RCC) and yoga teacher (YTT500) with a Masters degree in Social Work and Mental Health.
    Join Alia for a 50 minute Gentle Power Yoga practice. In this class, we will focus a lot on Warrior One and different Warrior One modifications we ca...

  • 5 Tips to Support Your At-Home Practice (5 min) — with Rachel Scott

    Rachel shares 5 tips for staying motivated, inspired and consistent with your at-home practice, including embracing the micro practice.

    Let your yoga practice fit into your life — it doesn't have to be 30, 40 or 60 minutes; 5 minutes of presence and mindfulness can dramatically impact your day...

  • Yoga Foundations (25 min) – with Rachel Scott

    Being new to yoga can feel intimidating, we totally get it, but with this foundations class, you can gain some confidence on the mat. Rachel gives you tips, guidelines, and recommendations on how to build a successful practice.

    All you need for this class is your mat and a yoga block. You can u...

  • All Levels Power Yoga: Suitable for Beginners (30 min) — with Shannon Ferguson

    Enjoy this 30 min power yoga class, accessible for all levels. Build strength and balance through a dynamic sequence of postures.

    You may find yoga blocks helpful in this class. If you don't have blocks at home, you can use a stiff pillow, a stack of books or anything similar you have around you...

  • Slow Flow (50 min) - with Katrina Chan

    Join Katrina for a 50 minute Slow Flow practice. This is a nourishing practise that incorporates a low-intensity sequence of postures. We flow slowly from one posture to the next to build strength, balance, and flexibility. This class is the perfect way to stretch out the body while developing op...

  • Hatha Yoga for Beginners (40 min) – with Rachel Scott [WITH MUSIC]

    This class comes with and without music - check out our library for the non-musical version!

    Rachel, YYOGA teacher and Teacher Trainer leads you through a full body sequence leading to Half Moon as the peak pose.

    Hatha is a slower practice that emphasizes a balance of postural alignment an...

  • Pilates for Beginners: the Pelvis (30 min) - with Alison Lloyd-Nijjar

    Join Alison for a 30 minute Pilates for Beginners class. This class will focus on pelvic alignment.
    This class compliments Alison's other Pilates for Beginners class focusing on the spine. If you are new to Pilates, check out that class as well in Alison's collection on YYOGA at Home! Her second...

  • Pilates Fusion: Beginner Foundations (30 min) — with Chelsea Wissink

    A low-impact, full-body, half-hour workout. Perfect for those new to Pilates. Expect to activate your abs as you curl, pulse, lift, lower, and hold. Micro-moves paired with expert alignment cues ensure each exercise is safe and effective.

    Pilates Fusion uses controlled movements to improve yo...

  • Hatha Yoga for Inflexible People (20 min) — with Katherine Moore

    This slower practice emphasizes a balance of postural alignment and breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen your body.

    This class is perfect for beginners or those looking to increase their flexibility. As an athlete and marathon runner herself, Katherine always has incredible tips for ...

  • Gentle Hatha for Beginners (10 min) — with Jason Hagemeister

    This slower practice emphasizes a balance of postural alignment and breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen your body.

    Jason leads you through a quick, yet full body, sequence that is perfect for beginners or those looking for a grounding, meditative practice.

    Grab your mat and find...

  • Flow Yoga for Beginners (20 min) — with Jayme Burke

    Dive into a dynamic sequence of postures that synchronizes your breath with movement in order to build strength, balance, and flexibility.

    This class is perfect for beginners or those looking to increase their flexibility and strength. As a YYOGA teacher trainer, Jayme offers incredible alignm...

  • Self Love Hatha Yoga (30 min) — with Hillary Keegan

    A nourishing class offering heart opening backbends, detoxifying twists, and relaxing folds.

    A Self Love Hatha class invites you to be in the stillness of the moment – inhaling love, exhaling gratitude while also finding patience and strength within yourself.

    Hillary shares, "One of the beaut...

  • Hatha Yoga for Beginners (40 min) – with Rachel Scott

    Rachel, YYOGA teacher and Teacher Trainer leads you through a full body sequence leading to Half Moon as the peak pose.

    Hatha is a slower practice that emphasizes a balance of postural alignment and breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen your body.

    This class is also travel friendl...

  • Mat Pilates: Beginner Friendly (35 min) — with Kelly Colleen

    In this beginner Pilates sequence, you’ll use controlled movements to improve your flexibility, strength and endurance and focus on finding balance in your core.

    You’ll need a Thera-Band which you can pick up online or at any nearby drugstore. You’ll also use a shower tower and a yoga block for ...

  • YHot: for All Levels (50 min) — with Hillary Keegan

    YYOGA hot yoga teacher trainer, Hillary Keegan, leads you through our signature YHot style – a sequence of slow, held postures with an emphasis on alignment with the option to crank up your core temperature through focused breathwork.

    In our studios, YHot is practiced in 40 degree heat with 40%...

  • Hatha Yoga for Low Back Pain (45 min) – with Cathy High

    Cathy leads this slower practice that will help you to ease into some postures that could provide gentle relief. Hatha typically also involves breath, body, and mind and you'll be invited to find some grounding balance through this practice.

    This particular Hatha practice is perfect for anyone ...

  • Peaceful Flow Yoga for Winding Down (20 min) — with Hillary Keegan

    Take 15 minutes out of your day for this peaceful flow yoga class for winding down. Hillary ends this grounding class with a beautiful, sound bowl meditation.

    Nowhere to go, nothing to do - just be here for you.

  • Flow Full Body Practice with Backbends (45 min) — with Kate Gillespie

    This 45 minute flow yoga class focuses on backbends, when they help and when they hold you back. You’ll build strength, balance, and flexibility as you move with breath.

    Kate’s cues build from a strong foundation, gathering support from the ground and from your core as you explore range of motio...

  • Sweet Flowy Flow Yoga (35 min) — with Regina Zhen [with Music]

    This class is all about taking what you need. Go with the space and tempo of your body so that you can stay in tune with exactly what you're feeling.

    This continuous flow of movement and breath generates a meditative state. Regina's soothing cues will remind you to let go of your thoughts and f...

  • Grounding Calm Down Meditation & Crystal Bowls (20 min) — with Hillary Keegan

    Calm your mind, turn inward, and become more grounded through an accessible guided meditation practice.

    Relish in the vibration of Hillary's soothing crystal bowl.

  • Hatha Yoga (40 min) with Sandra Stephanson

    This slower practice emphasizes a balance of postural alignment and breathing techniques to stretch and strengthen your body.