10 min Beginner Yoga for Strength and Flexibility | 30 Day Beginner Yoga Challenge | Day 17

published 4 months ago by Dr. Melissa West - Yoga Teacher - Namaste Yoga

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility This beginner yoga class for strength and flexibility is day 17 of our beginner yoga class. All the beginner yoga poses in this yoga class for beginners are hand free, wrist free, kneeling free, prop free, and inversion free. After a short centering to transition from your day we will start by opening up your hips with keyhole stretch. Modified side plank will strengthen your core and obliques. Modified plank will strengthen your core. We will come to standing to practice high lunge with a side bend and chest opener which will stretch your hips, side body and chest. Chair pose will strengthen your legs and glutes. We will add a twist to release your spine and back. We will finish in savasana with a poem called Kiss The Earth by Thich Nhat Hanh You can do this class if you have never done a yoga class before in your life. I will give you slow, easy to follow, step-by-step instructions and tell you exactly how to get in and out of each and every pose. Detailed instructions will be given for even the most basic poses and how to breathe. You will be given lots of cues of how to pay attention to your body and where to feel the effects of the yoga poses. You do not have to be athletic, flexible, strong, balanced, skinny or coordinated to do this class. The slow, step-by-step instructions will give you the confidence to let go of your self-judgment and stay focused with commitment and motivation. Sign up for the 30 day beginner yoga challenge: Remember Members Receive an Ad-Free Version of this 30 Day Challenge Thank you for Subscribing and Sharing to Help us Reach our Goal of 100K Subscribers by our 11 year anniversary on YouTube.

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