If you have searched YouTube for “yoga” you have probably seen videos by the popular Yoga with Adriene pop up at the top of the results. Her yoga videos are accessible, affordable, easy to follow and designed to fit any schedule. Her classes range in difficulty, so they’re perfect for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. While she has posted over 600 videos for virtually every mood and concern, we have highlighted the best 21 videos that are guaranteed to help you feel more centered, happy and calm.
About Yoga with Adriene
Certified yoga instructor Adriene Mishler started offering free classes on her Yoga With Adriene channel in September 2012. While she was posting new videos on a regular basis, it took several years for her popularity to take off. In the last few years, she has rocketed to YouTube fame—she currently has over 10 million subscribers! Many consider her one of the most influential yogis in the world and students lover her customizable, approachable, feel good flows.
The benefits of Yoga With Adriene YouTube videos
- All of the classes on her YouTube yoga channel are 100% free, so you will save money on studio classes or paid online videos.
- She has a soothing tone of voice that makes it easy for anyone to learn how to relax and unwind.
- She offers a variety of different types of workouts, ranging from gentle flow sessions, to mindful stretches, to intense power vinyasa sequences.
- Her classes are great for all levels of experience, whether you’re just starting out or looking to improve your technique.
- She has an entertaining, light-hearted personality that keeps you engaged throughout your session. Her classes are fun, playful, authentic, and full of energy.
- For more experienced yogis, there are several 30-day challenges to commit to, and every year she offers a new series.
- She’s also created some helpful playlists for you to get started. Each month, a new community theme, practice calendar, and video playlist are posted.
The best Yoga With Adriene YouTube videos
While we’ve sorted through Adrienne’s YouTube channel to put together this list of her best work, don’t limit yourself to just these. When you find one or more that you love, consider searching the entire library of her videos to see if you can find more of what you like.
With hundreds of hours of instruction available, Adrienne’s videos are a great place to start and deepen your yoga journey. You’ll certainly find something that works for you, no matter what your experience or level of fitness. And because the videos are free, you won’t lose anything by giving it a try.
Yoga for Beginners
This slow and mindful yoga practice is perfect for beginners and is also a good “back to basics” refresher class. Adriene has a lovely and engaging personality, and her expert instructions will help you pay close attention to the alignment of each movement and pose.
Yoga for Joy
This practice’s intention is to “embody the essence of joy for your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.” This 19-minute strengthening and warming event sequence includes Warrior 2, reverse warrior, and warrior angle. The class ends with several standing Balancing Poses.
Morning Wake Up
This 35-minute full yoga practice offers “a moving meditation that lovingly wakes up mind and body, providing you the energy you need to conquer your day.” Adrienne encourages you to focus on your breath to move with intention and strength. This slow-paced sequence begins with some seated warm-ups, flows into a few lunging poses, and ends with a seated twist, Boat pose, and a quick seated meditation.
Yoga for Anxiety and Stress
Adriene guides you through 27-minutes of calming breath work and soothing poses to uplift and support you when you feel stress, worry and anxiety. You will feel calmer and more connected to your heart after this mindful flow of breath and seated and standing poses. The hard part is just showing up, rolling out your yoga mat, and hitting the play button.
Yoga for Bedtime
Simple, slow and easy to understand, this 12-minute session helps to release tension and stress, love your body, and allows you to relax and unwind. The intention of this class is to “give the thinking mind a break and relax the body” and to let go of anything you’ve been holding onto throughout the day. After a few Cat/Cow stretches and Child’s pose, the rest of the practice comprises soothing supine poses like Knee Down Twist and Happy Baby.
Yoga for Weight Loss
You’ll get a good and thoughtful workout from home with this 40-minute yoga for weight loss sequence. Designed to “reunite you with not just your abs but your mindful core,” you may not be able to make it all the way through this class the first time. A regular practice of this class will help you build strength, tone belly fat, burn calories, detoxify, and improve digestion.
Yoga for Upper Back, Neck and Shoulders
This class focuses on the upper body and is a bite-sized practice perfect for those with busy schedules. At just ten minutes, it’s the ideal length for an early morning or late night practice… or maybe just for when you need a little pick-me-up on a break at work. It incorporates breathwork which will be especially helpful for anyone who struggles to arrive in the moment and stay present with themselves.
Full Body Flow
This 19-minute yoga class begins standing in Mountain pose with an intention setting meditation and then moves through a fun and creative flow. The goal of this sequence is to build heat, awareness, energy, and strength in the whole body.
Yoga for Energy
You will find plenty of heat in this 16-minute class “designed to help you cultivate strength and stamina.” While this sequence starts off slow and easy in extended child’s pose, you may find the pace and repeated planks to be a bit challenging. If you stick with it, you will be rewarded with the energy and vitality you need to feel good and to conquer any challenges of your day ahead.
Yoga for Flexibility
If you feel you are not a crazy flexible yogi, then give this 16-minute video a try. Adriene’s encouragement and positivity will help you find ease and joy to cultivate flexibility in this slow gentle sequence of mostly floor poses. You are sure to find release and realignment in just about every part of your body.
Yoga to Build Focus
Do you need a shift from feeling tired, hazy, and unfocused to feeling wide awake, empowered, grounded, and ready to tackle your to-do list? Then roll out your yoga mat for this 9-minute mental reboot. This sequence contains all standing yoga poses, including Chair Pose, Twisting Chair, Warrior 2, Triangle, and Wide-Legged Forward Bend.
Yoga to Strengthen
You will probably break a sweat practicing with this 38-minute vinyasa flow routine. It moves at a faster pace to tone muscles and build strength, flexibility and stamina. You will quickly see improvements with a daily practice of this class. If you find yourself struggling, remember to “find what feels good” to you and focus on the journey and the process of your transformation.
Yoga for Back Pain
Learn how to find support, self care and strength from within from this half hour class focused on finding relief from back pain. The first 15 minutes are stretches and movements on your back, and the remainder of the sequence focuses on seated poses to twist and stretch the spine. One commenter on YouTube proposed an alternative title for this video: “Yoga For When You Wake Up Feeling Like You’ve Been Run Over By a Bus.”
This 43-minute video is perfect for yogis looking for a challenging work out to get your blood pumping and heart rate up. Although this is a fast-paced and challenging practice, Adriene encourages you to move at your own pace and listen to your body. This power yoga class focuses on toning and building strength in the lower back, legs, and glutes.
Yoga for Core and Booty
This playful 28-minute class is full of squats to tone the core muscles and the buttocks. As always, Adriene encourages you to only do what feels good and to focus on building body awareness, flexibility and stability. The sequence ends with a few minutes in Supine Bound Angle and Shavasana pose to integrate and rest.
Yoga for Hips and Lower Back Release
Adriene reminds us that a yoga practice does not need to be intense to be powerful and effective. This simple 23-minute routine will help your hips and lower back release tension and tightness. With many variations and options, this slow-paced video is great for beginners.
Yoga for Gratitude
This sweet, slow, and serene yoga practice will warm up your spine, activate your core, and open your hips. Adriene begins the 35-minute yoga video with a short and lovely meditation on gratitude. As always, Adriene sprinkles in funny comments, wisdom, and insights throughout the practice to keep things lighthearted while also encouraging depth and introspection.
Yoga for Hope and Trust
It’s no secret that many of us store deeply rooted tension in our hips. In this video, Adriene leads us through a sequence of gentle and grounding hip and heart openers that will encourage trust, hope, and vulnerability as we move into the new year. At just eighteen minutes, this is the perfect flow for a busy schedule.
Yoga for Creativity
This 41-minute class by Adriene focuses on cultivating creative energy, starting with a seven-minute meditation that includes pranayama breathing and a mudra. The asana sequence focuses on down dog variations and lunging poses, peaking with a challenging crow pose. Adriene encourages us to, “Loosen your grip, find your focus, and fall into your flow.”
Yoga for Insecurity
Are you in need of a reminder that you that you are awesome and you are loved? In this 23-minute video, Adriene invites you to recognize your inner power and let go of insecurities. Take a deep breath and let this sequence of core strengthening floor poses help you face your fears and find the strength to stay positive.
Yoga for the Feet
After everywhere our feet carry us, we still seem to forget that they need some TLC, just like the rest of the body! Grab your mat and a blanket and start your day on the right foot with this yummy 30-minute yoga practice. Adriene will guide you through a sequence of simple yet powerful standing and seated yoga poses to bend and lengthen your feet and toes.
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