Unlocking Wellness: The Transformative Benefits of Learning the Basics

Perfect for beginners, this class focuses on building a strong foundation in common yoga poses.

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Unlocking Wellness: The Transformative Benefits of Learning the Basics




Embarking on a journey into the world of yoga can be both invigorating and transformative but can also feel a little intimidating. That's where the "Yoga Basics" class comes in! Breaking down each pose, Sunny Trainer, Claire, guides your through a quick sequence where you learn foundational postures that you can build upon in any yoga class. In just 15 minutes, this beginner-friendly workout unlocks a myriad of benefits, providing a solid foundation for your yoga practice. Let's explore the advantages each segment brings to your physical and mental well-being.


Workout Length

15 Minutes

Workout Level



Claire Jenkins



🧘 Establishing Mind-Body Harmony: Sukhasana Meditation

The workout commences with a short meditation in Sukhasana, inviting practitioners to ground themselves and set a positive intention. This mindfulness practice initiates a connection between breath and movement, fostering a serene environment for the practice ahead.

🌈 Warm Up: Building Flexibility and Awareness

Claire guides you through a warm-up sequence featuring Seated Twist, Tabletop, and Cat/Cow poses. These gentle movements awaken the spine, enhance flexibility, and bring awareness to the breath. The warm-up lays the foundation for more dynamic sequences that follow.

🌟 Sequence Rounds 1 and 2: Building Strength and Stability

The heart of the workout unfolds in two sequence rounds, introducing fundamental poses like Downward Facing Dog, Forward Fold, Mountain Pose, Half Lift, Plank, and Cobra. These poses collectively work on building strength, enhancing flexibility, and cultivating stability. Claire's guidance ensures proper alignment, empowering beginners to dive into these foundational postures with confidence.

🌙 Cool Down: Nurturing Recovery

The cool-down sequence, featuring Bridge Pose and Supine Knee to Chest, serves as a vital component in promoting muscle recovery and relaxation. These poses gently stretch and release tension, fostering a sense of calmness and rejuvenation after the more dynamic sequences.

💤 Final Relaxation: Savasana

The workout concludes with Savasana, allowing practitioners to surrender to a state of complete relaxation. This final pose promotes mental clarity, reduces stress, and integrates the physical and mental benefits of the entire practice.

🌟 Overall Benefits:

  • Time-Efficient: In just 15 minutes, the "Yoga Basics" class provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental yoga poses, making it accessible for busy schedules.
  • Beginner-Friendly: Claire's clear guidance caters to beginners, offering a supportive environment for learning and growth.
  • Foundation for Any Yoga Class: The acquired knowledge becomes a stepping stone for more advanced yoga classes, fostering a deeper and more fulfilling practice.

Incorporating the "Yoga Basics" workout into your routine not only builds physical strength and flexibility but also nurtures mental clarity and mindfulness. Join Claire on the mat and embark on a journey towards holistic well-being.


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