Navigate yourself to the right skill level calendar, then follow along each day with your prescribed workout. Each day's workout for each level is located in the drop-down menu on the series page here! WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE 2020: This one is designed to help all abilities and all body shapes focus on weight loss through healthy activity and healthy lifestyle tips. Crafted with precise diligence, this collection is part of the "Best of Gaiam TV" series, and there will always be three distinct fitness levels to consider in each workout or practice. This design has two-workouts per-day as the default, a morning and afternoon session tailored to your level. The goal is to workout for at least 25 days per month, 22 at least. See if you can get two-a-day in, but always consult your physician to see if these exercises are correct for your body. Download one of the PDF calendars and choose your own adventure, marking off each workout that you complete on the calendar!
Healthy Tip #101: Having a fitness parter committed to the same journey and program format as you can increase your success rates, happiness, confidence, and overall well-being. Is there a friend or partner that might take the challenge with you? Simply texting back and forth that you've completed your workouts or practices for each day can amplify the accountability you seek to complete this challenge and see the results you are energized towards by even being on this digital page in the first place. Self-motivation and social-motivation can team up on this experience, use your talents, make your goals!
Your tightness is actually a good thing! In yoga, this resistance provides a way to better understand our bodies and minds. Release bindings and restrictions in common tight areas, revealing space and freedom.
Yoga is for everyone, especially if you are not flexible! Clean out the cobwebs of tight muscles and joints with this practice that restores elasticity. Using a chair as a prop, increase spinal movement and joint mobility while finding length and strength.
Present moment awareness is the key to excellent athletic performance. Yoga teaches the mind to focus and sync with the body in order to access this state of awareness. This slow-paced yet deeply strengthening practice will help you reach your peak.
What makes it a "meditation"? Do you have to be seated or walking? Rodney offers a meditation experience that clarifies the why & how of bringing eternal stillness to a moment of your time, through a practice that slows down reality for a pure glimpse.
Start the day from a foundation of peace and centeredness with this morning class led by Rodney Yee. We will wake up the body with gentle asanas and breathing exercises and conclude the class with a 10 minute seated meditation practice.
A yoga meditation to foster good dreams & restful, nourishing sleep. Rodney provides a foundation that allows you to access feelings without limitation, energy centers without draining them, all while you conduct your awareness into a deep slumber.
Follow this 10-minute meditation for pain relief to bring awareness to your body and the location of your pain. By paying attention to the sensations and allowing yourself to be curious, you can begin to decrease your pain and start to enjoy a full life.
Use this 10-minute guided meditation to help ease your body into a state of rest and sleep. As you feel the weight of your body drop into the earth, you begin to erase the residue of agitation and the tension that prevents us from getting the rest we need.
Feel your breath become the focus of your meditation practice with internationally acclaimed yoga teacher Rodney Yee. Instead of controlling your breath, learn how to receive and release it so it becomes an anchor for your mind to steady itself on.
The fundamentals of Qigong, an ancient Chinese health care system can be described as meditation with movement; a conscious form of exercise. It is not just physical exercise, but a transformative and holistic health care system.
What if conflict is an illusion that stems from something that is whole being divided into two parts? Use this powerful 10-minute meditation to learn to receive the world as it is, learning to better understand who you are and where your boundaries lie.
Use meditation to better understand the qualities of your pain by bringing your awareness to the inhale, exhale and pausing of the breath. While in bed, create a sanctuary for you to observe the sensations of the body, both the painful and pleasant.
Use this 20-minute guided meditation for stress and anxiety to remind yourself that there is beauty to be found in moments of silence. Rather than thinking of meditation as a way to remove yourself from life, use it as a chance to immerse yourself in it.
Enjoy a 15-minute moving meditation to help cultivate awareness so that you can be centered in the world. By getting familiar with each part of your body through gentle movement and articulation, you become aware of your entire body breathing and moving.
Spend time examining the internal actions of the body that support you while seated. By moving the legs, arms, and spine while seated, you reveal the undulating patterns of movement that remain intact even when you are in the deep stillness of meditation.
Drop into the present moment and feel more centered and relaxed. Rodney Yee shows you how to cultivate awareness in your meditation practice by following your breath, observing sensations in your body, and noticing the fluctuations of your mind.
The first step to establishing a regular meditation practice is finding a comfortable sitting posture. Acclaimed teacher Rodney Yee shows you how to use props to support your body and alleviate discomfort as you find your meditation sit.
In this short 10-minute practice, you'll learn how to get in your yoga whether you're short on time or away from home. Using a chair and a short walking meditation, you'll oil the joints of your body, using breath and movement to create subtle strength.