If you’re staring down another stretch of time where you’ll be exercising either outside or at home, yoga could be the answer. No matter your fitness level – and no matter how much space you have to work with – practicing yoga can improve your flexibility, balance, core strength, and mental focus. To help you get started, check out Fusion Apartments’ list of the best free yoga classes streaming now.
Alo Yoga: 30-Minute Power Vinyasa Flow with Briohny Smith
For a total body challenge that fits a lot of work into a short timeframe, try this 30-minute power vinyasa flow from Alo Yoga. Instructor Briohny Smith leads the class with a calm, encouraging tone, and her positive communication will carry you through the tougher poses. Bri outlines each move with enough clarity that beginners can hop right into this practice and feel confident, while the example of her perfect balance will give even advanced yogis a goal to work toward. These 30 minutes well spent will leave you feeling strengthened, relaxed, and ready to tackle the rest of your day.
lululemon: 45-Minute Power Yoga Class with Ally Maz
Shred your core while burning out your legs, back, and hips in this challenging power yoga class from lululemon, led by skilled instructor Ally Maz. A relaxing, lengthy warm up leads you into some serious work in the middle of the class – but you also have a pleasant cooldown to look forward to at the end. You’ll enjoy a balance of sweat and stretch sections, with each move thoughtfully explained, amounting to a perfect overall class experience. You’ll feel just like you’re back in the studio!
Boho Beautiful Yoga: 25-Minute Total Body Yoga & Tension Release
Boho Beautiful provides high-quality content for awesome at-home yoga. While you can’t go wrong with any of their classes, you might start with this short and sweet relaxing de-stress practice. A serene, beautiful setting at Birkenhead Lake in British Columbia provides the background for a calming, centering practice to help you to come down from any anxiety you might be experiencing. Gentle cues from instructor Juliana Spicoluk provide clear instruction while encouraging you to focus on how you feel – rather than how you’re performing. If you’ve had a rough day, take time to care for your body with this restorative routine.
An extra tip here: The first two minutes of the video are promotional, so skip to the 2:00 mark to begin the class.
Yoga With Adriene: Yoga Morning Fresh
A celebrity in the world of online yoga, Adriene Mishler has amassed a huge following, with almost 9.5 million subscribers on her YouTube channel. Her pleasant Yoga Morning Fresh class alone has almost 4.9 million views, and its popularity speaks to its effectiveness. Self-love is an important aspect of yoga, and Adriene leads her classes by encouraging everyone to accept where they are physically, giving grace to themselves while they work to improve. Try this morning yoga session for a relaxing, gentle, and loving way to get yourself moving at the start of your day.
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