Beginner Yoga Classes

Beginner Yoga Classes

New to yoga, just completed the Getting Started videos or returning to mat after a time away? These beginning yoga videos were created for you! Explore yoga asana (pose) basics with practices that help you understand what you're doing and why.

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Beginner Yoga Classes
  • Yoga Basics for Raw Beginners

    Brand new to practicing yoga? This 30-minute practice was created especially for you! We'll explore how to set yourself up for success using yoga props or household objects, move through gentle body-affirming movements and celebrate what it feels like to move in an embodied way.

  • Intro to Power Yoga Flow

    Ready to take your yoga practice to the next level? This advanced beginner flow focuses on building strength and endurance, building on what you already know about the shapes of the poses and how to adapt them to fit your body. Learn how to use ujjayi breath to power your power movements and expl...

  • Yoga for Stiff Bodies: Improve Your Flexibility

    Muscles feeling stiff and tight today? Spend 40 minutes with Dianne (and her husband, Alan) to increase overall flexibility with this slow flow designed to open the muscles incrementally. Rhythmic movements linked to your breath will help you reduce muscle stiffness and get back to your day feeli...

  • Yoga Basics with Props From Around Your House

    New to yoga? No props? No problem! This beginning yoga practice will walk you through each pose step-by-step and show you how to use household objects as props. This 29-minute practice is perfect for beginners and those who want to come back to the basics in their practice.

  • Chair Yoga: Using a Chair as a Yoga Prop

    Learn how a chair can be used to support your standing yoga practice in this hybrid chair yoga flow. Explore sun salutations, vinyasa and balance postures using a chair as a prop in this 20-minute practice. Slow and steady, giving you time to set up each pose, this flow is great for beginners and...

  • 10-Minute Balance Practice for All Levels

    Wishing you had more balance in your life? This 10-minute balanced-focused vinyasa practice is a quick way to move your body while cultivating a sense of sure stability and ease. Simple poses and movements are suitable for everyone, challenging new and experienced practitioners alike.

  • Beginner Slow Flow with Foam Rolling + Therapy Balls

    Hearing friends talk about foam rolling and wondering what they mean? Seeing ads for therapy balls on social media and wondering how to use them? Join Dianne for a 40-minute slow flow practice and then try rolling with therapy balls and foam roller to see what the buzz is about. Your muscles will...

  • Beginner Strength Workout with Louise Green

    New to strength training? No problem! Join Louise Green of Big Fit Girl for a 23-minute strength training workout that she created especially for you! Learn key strength exercises and how to do them safely with light weights, objects from around your house (like cans of soup) or with no weights a...

  • 15-Minute Vinyasa Flow with Blocks

    Vinyasa yoga is better with blocks. Explore this 15-minute vinyasa flow using blocks for support and accessibility. Blocks can lengthen the arms, provide support, raise the floor and make room for the body throughout your vinyasa practice. This practice is great for beginners and those who want t...

  • Handless Vinyasa Practice

    Get moving without putting weight in your hands with this 7-minute vinyasa flow.

  • Your Practice, Your Way

    Learn how to customize your yoga practice so that you can practice yoga in your own way.

  • Get Back to Your Mat, Part 1

    Sometimes life gets in the way of maintaining a consistent yoga practice. This is the first class in a four-class series where we will look at getting back to your mat after some time away. Also good for new students.

    This video will show you how you can start a practice with only three minutes ...

  • Strength Building Practice

    Find strength in your practice and in your life by taking your yoga practice upside down.

  • My Morning Practice

    Unroll your mat and let's start our mornings together! Get up and moving with my very own morning practice!

  • Honour Your Body Practice

    Celebrate what your body can do with this longer sun salutation flow. Learn to accept your body where it is and use your practice to honour your body.

  • Get Back to Your Mat: Part 2 - A 3 Minute Sun Salute

    In this second part of the Back to Your Mat series, we take a short three minute Sun Salute. Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar can be the foundation of your practice. They are easy to build upon and modify to your needs.

    Props to try: Blocks.

    Poses in the sequence:
    Mountain
    Forward Fold
    Half L...

  • Strength Building Practice, Part 2

    Continue building strength in your arms, legs and core with this 12-minute practice.

  • Strength Building Practice, Part 3

    Continue challenging your body and growing your strength with this 8-minute handstand practice at the wall.

  • Get Back to Your Mat: Part 3 - A 7-minute Practice

    Build upon the practices from parts 1 and 2 of this series. Today we take a Sun Salutation and repeat it a few times, with and without blocks.

    Props you can try: Blocks.

    Poses in the sequence:
    Mountain
    Forward Fold
    Half Lift
    Lunge
    Downward Facing Dog
    Plank
    Knees Chest Chin
    Cobra
    Three Legged Do...

  • Yoga For Bigger Bodies: Vinyasa

    Moving from one pose to the next in a classic Sun Salutation or in an interesting flowing style can feel like dancing. But, it can also be painful, uncomfortable and inaccessible! When transitions are quick in pace, it can be easy to feel left behind. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to customize...

  • Get Back to Your Mat: Part 4 - The 10 Minute Practice

    In this Fourth Part to the Get Back to Your Mat series we will take the Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskar, and add a warrior series and some other things to help you make a regular yoga practice part of your life.

    Props to try: Blocks.

    Poses in this sequence:
    Mountain
    Crescent Moon
    Forward Fol...

  • 5-Minute Pick-Me-Up Practice

    Need a little energy boost in the afternoons? Try this quick practice to boost your energy levels without another cup of coffee or tea.

  • Practice Makes Permanent

  • Strengthening Your Core

    This core-strengthening sequence will strengthen the everyday power movements of extending, bending, and twisting.

    Breathing Practice: Ujjayi breath (aka: Fogging the Mirror breath)

    Props to try: Blocks.

    Poses in this sequence:
    Bridge Pose
    Wind Relieving Pose
    Boat
    Bridge Pose
    Boat
    Easy Pose
    Pi...