There are many reasons to come to your mat for a yoga session. Yoga can increase your strength and flexibility, calm your mind, promote body awareness, and even help relieve or reduce physical conditions like back pain or minor digestive troubles.

Whether you’re exploring yoga for the first time or building your practice, this year’s best yoga videos are actively educating, inspiring, and empowering their viewers. They’re a great place to get started — regardless of experience, size, shape, or flexibility.

10-Min Morning Yoga Full Body Stretch

Wake up with this gentle, 10-minute yoga flow and stretch those stiff, tired, and aching muscles. It’s a quick full-body sequence designed for beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Just follow Kassandra’s clear direction to work out the kinks.

Dedicate – Day 1: Discern

This routine is the first in a 30-day journey. It takes a loving, informative, and foundational approach to yoga practice. Follow Adriene during this full-length yoga session, which focuses on essential vocabulary and best practices.

20-Minute Total Body Yoga Flow

This 20-minute Vinyasa flow is for strength and flexibility. Follow Lesley Fightmaster, a yoga teacher trainer, as she leads you calmly and capably through a series of strengthening poses.

15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine

Wake up and get moving with Sarah Beth in this full-body flow. This clear, fuss-free yoga video is easy to follow, with audio direction and video demonstrations so you can move properly into every pose. Modifications make the flow accessible for beginners.

Blissful Yoga Flow

This 20-minute energizing flow from Boho Beautiful is perfect for starting or ending your day. Find energy and flexibility as you connect to your breath and let go of any negativity. Beautifully shot in Maui, Hawaii, this stress-releasing flow is suitable for all levels.

High Energy Yoga Strength Class

Add a little variety to your practice with this yoga workout. In addition to traditional yoga poses, Erin Sampson incorporates cardio bursts and repetitive movements with optional weights and core work throughout. Plus, you can make the class harder or easier as it suits you.

Total-Body Yoga Workout Flow Strengthen & Stretch

Focus your mind and find balance with this 30-minute yoga workout. It’s designed to strengthen, tone, and stretch your body so you can start your day off right. Tim’s practice was shot on the beach, and the soothing sound of the waves is a wonderful accompaniment to his series of poses.

Yoga for Flexibility – 16-Minute Practice

There’s more than one way to gain flexibility and Adriene’s approach is about “slowly edging away at creating space mindfully.” This gentle and easy routine will help you stretch and flex without pushing your body to extremes. Commit to this short practice on a regular basis, and over time, those tight muscles and joints will reap the benefits.

1-Hour Yoga: Intermediate Vinyasa Flow Yoga

This is an intermediate Vinyasa flow designed for those looking to take their practice to the next level. Cat offers modifications and variations to open up this flow to a wider group, but it does involve challenging poses. Follow her clear directions in this 60-minute class.

20-Minute Power Yoga Class with Baron Baptiste

This power yoga class is just 20 minutes long, but that’s long enough! Build power with a strengthening practice led by Baron Baptiste, a global yoga ambassador for lululemon. Baron’s specific direction helps you move properly through the pose and focus your mind.

Power Yoga HIIT Fusion with Julia

This beginner’s 20-minute cardio yoga video helps burn fat and tone up. Julie Marie offers tips for leveling up or down, and no props or equipment beyond your mat are required.

Jessamyn Stanley’s 8-Minute Yoga for Self-Love

Body-positivity yogi Jessamyn Stanley created this eight-minute flow, which is designed to promote self-care while keeping you active. The simple, straightforward session is easy to follow, and Jessamyn offers useful pointers to keep you on track.

Curvy Yoga – Beginners Yoga

Everybody has a yoga body, and Donna Noble is showing us how. Follow this 45-minute flow with practical modifications for curvier figures, and enjoy a calming full-body stretch for increased strength and flexibility.

Sun Salutations Yoga Flow with Dana Falsetti & Jessamyn Stanley

Dana and Jessamyn demonstrate safe, effective ways to move into specific yoga poses for a greater diversity of body shapes. In just 15 minutes, they expertly walk you through Sun Salutations with various modifications.

Gentle Yoga for Bigger Bodies

This gentle practice was designed for people who are new to yoga or who feel less than flexible. In the 25-minute practice, the founder of The Yoga Room offers calm direction while a staff member demonstrates the poses with appropriate accommodations.

Yoga for Seniors

Adriene is a pro at making yoga accessible to everyone, and in this video, she scales a 28-minute mat workout to all ages — all with gentle, relaxing, and empowering instruction. Clear your mind and soothe your body in less than 30 minutes.

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Jessica Timmons has been a freelance writer since 2007. She writes, edits, and consults for a great group of steady accounts and the occasional one-off project, all while juggling the busy lives of her four kids with her ever-accommodating husband. She loves weightlifting, really great lattes, and family time.