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Free Course: Yoga for Beginners

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Course Overview

We’ll set you up for success on the mat with pose breakdowns, breath training, prop tips, relaxation “dos” and “don’ts”, alignment tips, and more. At the end of the course, you’ll have the tools you need to create a healthy and rewarding yoga practice. You’ll even get a bonus “Meditation for Beginners” video and an accessible restorative yoga class. Return to this course at any time and learn at your own pace, from any device!

Certificate of completion

3 CEU’s Upon Completion

Self Paced Learning

Course Outline

3hrs to complete

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Section 1
  • Does yoga seem intimidating? Nikki assures you that yoga is for everyone, and that this workshop is for you. This workshop will provide a solid and accessible introduction to the major categories of asana (poses), establishing a home practice, how to address common misalignments, and more.
  • Nikki discusses why people often think they can't do yoga. She also offers a fresh perspective as to why none of those reasons should stop you from doing your practice.
  • Nikki demonstrates how to do a common pranayama (breathing) practice: ujjayi breathing, and explores its benefits in depth.
  • Nikki offers a comprehensive breakdown of a staple posture: downward facing dog. As she explores the alignment of this pose, she offers plenty of modifications so that you can make this asana work for you.
  • Let's learn about sun salutations! Join Nikki for a breakdown of half sun salutations, lunge salutations, sun salutation A, and sun salutation B.
  • Learn a gentle and soothing 30-minute floor sequence that includes a twist, a hamstring stretch, a core-strengthening exercise, and more. Along the way, she provides tips for making each pose more or less challenging.
  • Let's learn about a classic pose: savasana (corpse pose). What is it? What does it do for you? Why should we practice it? Nikki explores all of this and more. She will also guide you into a luxurious propped version of this pose.
  • Join Nikki for a sequence that leads to an exploration of side angle pose and wide-legged forward bends.
  • Learn three common misalignments in pyramid pose as well as how to correct them in practice.
  • Join Nikki for a sequence that leads to an exploration of warrior I and pyramid pose.
  • Learn three common mistakes in triangle pose as well as how to correct them in practice.
  • Practice: Working Toward Warrior II and Triangle Pose

    52m
  • Learn how to find your balance in tree pose.
  • Learn how to practice cobra pose and which common misalignments to avoid.
  • Practice: Working Toward Twists and Backbends

    32m
Section 2
  • What is Yoga?

    8m
  • What is Restorative Yoga?

    9m
  • The Influence of OM Yoga

    8m
  • A Restorative Yoga Class to Relax & Let Go

    1h12m
Section 3
  • Go here for more on Gary's new course, Meditation Unlocked.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely, you can include this course in your Yoga Alliance training hours, with each hour equivalent to one continuing education credit.
This course is entirely self- paced, allowing you to learn at your convenience.There are no imposed deadlines or time constraints for Course completion.
No prerequisites are required; this course is open to anyone interested in deepening their knowledge and practice.
No, the course is accessible to all individuals interested in enriching their understanding and practice of yoga.Yoga teaching certification is not a prerequisite.

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