YouTube workouts: Top five free channels for yoga and pilates
Home workouts are the safest way to stay mentally and physically in shape during the pandemic, especially with the talk of a third wave on the rise. Relax your muscles and work on your flexibility with these top five free YouTube channels for yoga and pilates workouts.
WATCH: YOUTUBE YOGA AND PILATES WORKOUTS
THE LIVE FIT GIRL
The Live Fit Girl YouTube channel is run by women’s fitness expert Deanna Dorman whose YouTube channel has over 10 million views. She has playlists labelled according to the workout where you can find yoga and stretching, as well as, pilate workouts.
Here is a simple 10 minute workout to improve posture.
Blogilates YouTube channel is run by certified pilates and Fitness Instructor, Cassey Ho. Her YouTube channel has over 850 million views with a whole host of workouts ready to watch.
Here is a 10 minute cardio pilates workout to burn fat and tone muscle.
YOGA WITH ADRIENE
Yoga with Adriene offers an array of yoga workouts for different levels from basic to advanced. Her YouTube channel has a whopping 909 million views.
“Calm and relieve a tired mind and body. Create space. Tone and trim. Cultivate self-love. Contemplate. Reflect,” is one of the aims of her teaching.
Here is a five minute yoga workout you can follow that she calls “yoga quickies”.
“Yoga Quickies show us that we do not need 30, 60, 75 min. That we don’t always have to do legs on leg day. But rather, that the reward, the cookie, the good stuff actually just arrives when you do too,” says Adriene Mishler on her YouTube channel.
Boho Beautiful is a yoga class run by Juliana Spicoluk & Mark Spicoluk who focus on various different aspects of yoga including hatha, astanga Inspired, morning yoga. Their YouTube channel has over 262 million views.
Here is a five minute pilates workout focusing on how to lose arm fat.
“This Boho Beautiful 5 minute arms miracle is the perfect workout class to do at the end of your other workouts, or if you need to take a little 5 minute break away from your everyday life and challenge the mind and body in a new way,” wrote Boho Beautiful.
BREATHE AND FLOW
Husband and wife duo Bre and Flo Niedhammer are certified yoga instructors that provide a variety of yoga and meditation exercises.
Their exercises are for all different levels of fitness so you could choose from short, medium or long sessions. Their channel also has a 10 day Yoga program which you can start below.
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Kim Chipendu is a columnist for Healthy Organic Lifestyle.