AM & PM Yoga for Beginners

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AM & PM Yoga for Beginners

Rodney Yee & Patricia Walden

Start and end your day with complementary, easy-to-follow practices designed by yoga masters Rodney Yee and Patricia Walden. In the morning, awaken your body and energize your mind with Rodney’s gentle, sunrise sequence on the beach. In the evening, release stress and calm your mind with Patricia’s slow-flowing, sunset practice in the desert. Both practices offer pose modifications using props such as straps, blocks and blankets.


Episode 1
Episode 1
, 22 minutes
Rodney Yee guides you through a flowing morning yoga practice designed to increase circulation, improve mobility and center your mind.
Available worldwide
Episode 2
Episode 2
, 28 minutes
Patricia Walden guides you through a gentle yoga practice to calm the central nervous system and help you wind down from your day.
Available worldwide

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Suzibowles, posted on February 20, 2015

Wonderful PM session. So gentle and graceful and so perfect after a hectic day. Thankyou so much feeling terrific. Namaste.

glacia, posted on February 14, 2015

I've been doing this video for years, originally as a dvd. (Well, two because I kept misplacing them.) I've always looked forward to starting my morning with this lovely stretch and meditation. It's amazing who calm and energized I feel to take on the day. I'm so glad this and other great yoga videos are available online.

Lynnpell, posted on January 31, 2015

About 17 yrs ago I began my journey w/ ~ Gaiam videos. Our community had no yoga studio & home practice via VHS was the only way, then.
Susan Deason & Rodney Yee were featured in a series, which on occasion I still use. However, replaced since w/ CD versions.
***This particular sequence I revisit often, when I may not feel like putting a whole hour into my daily (sometimes 2x) practice.
A special thanks to all the teachers for the wisdom shared in these videos. I am grateful to Gaiam for this site & My Yoga Online, as I can continue at home or mobile w/ my devotion to yoga & great health. Living in a remote Northern Ontario city, we have limited resources but at 55, I credit my strength & good health to having taking the time daily (even when I didn't want to) to learn the art of yoga.

twirlztime, posted on January 22, 2015

I've done yoga for years and actually found it hard to twists without warming up, I find, are dangerous. Dislike the idea of beginners not feeling up to "put your head on your shins." There must be better ones to dive in here!

energiayoga, posted on January 13, 2015

Music...not my favorite though. Very relaxing; good instruction.

bebe, posted on December 29, 2014

I have been doing this short AM routine since I joined gaiam streaming a few years ago. Lately it won't play at all. Any suggestions?

dahenry2, posted on December 23, 2014

still love doing this after many years, a real classic and always makes me feel great considering it's such a short program

bevgardruns, posted on December 1, 2014

My back was stiff when I woke up this morning. It feels much better now. Thank you!

JayW, posted on November 11, 2014

Thank you for this relaxing mini session. Jay W

tneid, posted on September 8, 2014

I had hurt my lower back about a month and a half ago. This yoga practice/meditation has been a wonderful soft reentry to yoga and exercise again, aside from my physio exercises. As well, I have got the added benefits of a mindfulness and peace in the morning.

ElaineC@GTV, posted on September 8, 2014

Really wonderful to hear this.

frantikk01, posted on August 31, 2014

I did enjoy the video and pace; however more modification should be given for various ages , fitness levels.

marveleise, posted on June 7, 2014

crispotter1, posted on May 30, 2014

This is a great video - easy to follow, simple and quick! Perfect way to begin the day. Thank you!

Katiyork, posted on March 13, 2014

By the end of the AM Yoga, I felt amazing! Perfect for a stiff body that's brand new to yoga. The way Rodney gets my mind centered though - that's magic. Love this one!

fitzy7k, posted on March 12, 2014

Great for a groggy morning, slow relaxing way to wake up!

donabelle1021, posted on March 6, 2014


etramble, posted on June 2, 2014

I have been unable to view videos on Gaiam using Chrome. It started last week. I had been viewing the AM Yoga frequently for a little over a month before that so I know that it used work. However, the videos I've selected all work on Internet Explorer. Also there's a link below the video screen titled Trouble viewing. I clicked the link and changed the viewing option to Flash instead of the default. That seems to fix the problem.

Hope this helps.

Limc2144, posted on February 25, 2014

What can I do as I am disabled

Mkpeep, posted on February 11, 2014

I have only been able to view this one time. I added it to my playlist and since then I am unable to view it. Suggestions?

sribs, posted on January 31, 2014

Cannot watch on lap top . Am able to get onto sight , clik on video-then nothing happens. Help I need my yoga!

cachecindy, posted on January 16, 2014

For some reason recently, I cannot watch on my droid. I downloaded silver light and still can't watch. Please help. I need Ye back in my life!

cynthiacirino, posted on December 13, 2013

Is fantastic! I love the a.m. Yoga for beginners!

ajrsherwin, posted on October 7, 2013

I did the pm version for the first time this evening. I fell asleep at the end. The music is so relaxing.

greenek, posted on September 1, 2013

NEVERMIND! Found the answer in Technical FAQ's. BTW I just joined GaiamTV this morning and this is the first video I watched - YEAH! Love you, GaiamTV!

greenek, posted on September 1, 2013

I am using a Mac Airbook - got a "To view this content, please install Silverlight", which is Microsoft. I did and still get the same message - help! I am all set to do A.M. yoga!!

sweetwendelina2003, posted on August 29, 2013

I especially love the music of this, and also how slow it is! It is indeed very relaxing!

ljmblack, posted on March 14, 2013

Simple, short and effective way to start your day when a full workout isn't feasible.

Roeschcj, posted on January 7, 2013

Easy to follow. Clear directions. A good warm up for the morning

mel3219, posted on December 11, 2012

I enjoyed both of these. They aren't my favorite work out yogas but very good for relaxing

rt65, posted on November 7, 2012

I enjoy all of Rodney's Yoga. This one is very refreshing and quick to do when I have a busy morning.

Lolk, posted on October 26, 2012

I have fun doing a lot of the new yoga sessions, but always return to the Patricia Walden ones. This is the shortest session (20 minutes) I've come across, and it's amazing that she has put such a variety of poses in place for so many purposes in just those 20 minutes. I have the DVD, but with GaiamTV I can now take it with me wherever I go. Very cool. Thanks for including these in your selection.

Wibikerlady, posted on August 27, 2012

Its not terrible, but he actually gets annoying to listen to after awhile

iamanda, posted on May 9, 2012

good video besides the fact that it speeds up and skips sometimes-please fix

JennHansen25, posted on April 19, 2012

I use have this on vhs. Its a great way to relax after a stressfull day. Her voice is very soothing and the music too. DO IT!!

iamanda, posted on November 7, 2011

nice way to end my on the go day with a little time to restore

Thoreauvian, posted on October 25, 2011

Renewal & Vitality - each & every time! Namaskar!

Thoreauvian, posted on October 24, 2011

With the exception of Guru'ji and Geeta'ji, Patricia Walden is BY FAR the most precise, profound and powerful Master Yogachariya teaching today!! Namaskar & Divine Light shining!

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