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!
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.
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.
A gentle effective full body unwind to support muscle repair and cellular regeneration. Stretch your muscles, unwind kinks and finish with twists to balance the spine. Leave reset and ready for your next workout.
Looking to wind down from a busy day and get ready for a restful sleep? In this simple 25-minute sequence, Ashleigh incorporates some ordinary home items into the practice, including a chair to put your feet up on at the end!
Ashleigh starts off Season 2 with a morning routine that features some of her favorite moves, coordinated in a sequence that brings balance and energy into your body as you bring your awareness to the day ahead.
Learn powerful tools to loosen the tight areas around the neck and shoulders that can cause restricted movement, headaches and fatigue. These practices can be used again and again to release stress and tension in order to find freedom and space.
Explore how to safely and effectively practice three of the most common yoga postures: downward dog, cobra and standing forward fold. Learn how to perform these poses with healthy alignment so you can avoid injury and increase strength and flexibility.
Learn the basics for safe and effective twists. Twists are great for restoring mobility to the spine, bringing healthy blood flow to the organs and creating balance in the whole body. Props: Towel/blanket.
Some habits are for survival, some are luxurious, & some habits are just plain bad. Rodney shows you that yoga can be a habit that enriches your human experience, a discipline that pays you back for the time & effort you commit to its practice.
The gift of practicing restorative poses is sometimes too scarce in most yoga practices. It can be perplexing to give yourself permission to restore, which in a sense, can feel like admitting you are defeated. Rodney arranges a way for you to give in.
How can yoga help you with your relationship to food? Mindfulness is the key, training for awareness through gratitude. Rodney helps you center in poses that connect your mind & body as practice for those moments before, during, & after a nourishing meal.
A great sage once said that enlightenment feels like space in the joints. With over 300 joints in your body, learning how to fluid, spacious, and rhythmic in each will allow you to live life with ease, adapting and receiving moments as they come.
The health of your body is directly related to the health of your spine. Reeducate the natural curves of your spine, develop a healthy posture, and protect the central nervous system in this slow-moving practice.
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.