The 10 best free yoga classes we could find on YouTube

The 10 best free yoga classes we could find on YouTube | Beanstalk Mums

Would you love to do yoga but can’t afford the classes, the time or the super cool yoga clothes? Not a problem. There are heaps of free yoga classes online and we’ve taken the time to hunt down the very best.

Whether you’re looking to be come a yoga pro or just to find some calm amongst the chaos, you’ll love this list of free yoga workouts.

Sun salutations to you all!

The 10 best free yoga classes we could find on YouTube

1. YOGA WITH ADRIENE

Yoga with Adriene is the top YouTube channel for free yoga classes. Adriene Mishler launched her channel just a few years ago, but subscribers have already reached over 7 million, thanks to the accessibility of over 400 videos (great for both beginners and advanced yogis) and her laid back personality. She’s incredibly approachable and gives stressed out viewers a dose of calm no matter what mood they’re in. It’s liking doing yoga with your best friend.

Yoga with Adriene | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 7.07 million 
Level of yoga: Beginner to advanced
Average time of classes: 20 to 30 minutes 
You will love this yoga class if: You are a beginner or advanced yogi who wants a lighthearted, quirky approach to learning.

2. BAD YOGI

Bad Yogi’s YouTube channel is a must if you’re bored or turned off by the whole concept of yoga. Bad Yogi makes learning a fun and accessible experience and takes the focus off perfection in body and form. There’s plenty of content for everyone, including meditation tutorials, daily home yoga, and restorative yoga for when you’re feeling extra stressed. She also has lots of general fitness, nutrition, life tips and yoga challenges for motivation.

Bad Yogi | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 70.9K
Level of yoga: Beginner to intermediate
Average time of classes: 10 to 30 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You want extra motivation to do yoga or stick to your daily routine.

3. BOHO BEAUTIFUL

Free yoga classes in paradise sounds fantastic, and Boho Beautiful gives you that and more. If you are aesthetic minded and looking for an escape whilst learning yoga or improving your skills, this is the channel for you. Travellers Juliana and Mark take you to beautiful exotic destinations and teach you yoga for body toning and rejuvenation. They also share vegan recipes, affirmations, and travel tips. Definitely appeals to the Instagram crowd, although everyone is welcome.

Boho Beautiful | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 1.41 million
Level of yoga: Beginner to advanced
Average time of classes: 10 to 30 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You love travel and want to do yoga in stunning tropical locations.

4. BODY POSITIVE YOGA

We’re loving all these free yoga classes focusing on body positivity. Our favourite channel is Body Positive Yoga, a low-pressure, judgment free space for beginners and bigger bodies to learn and practice yoga. Founder Amber Karnes is your yogi who is all about big Asana and big heart. Her videos are packed with modifications for bodies of all sizes and great tips to nail down the more difficult poses. Amber is super open and relatable, and she always encourages people to have more self compassion and confidence.

Body Positive | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 20.7K
Level of yoga: Beginner to intermediate
Average time of classes: 20 to 60 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You’re a bigger gal who wants practical and relatable yoga lessons.

5. CAT MEFFAN

Cat Meffan is a qualified yoga teacher/former gymnast who has conquered an eating disorder and mental health issues to become an inspiring fitness practitioner. She shares her knowledge of Vinyasa yoga on YouTube with people who are looking for an online soul sanctuary. She also has more restorative video tutorials, pose breakdowns for beginners and advanced lessons for seasoned practitioners. Her YouTube channel is great place to start if you’re completely new to yoga. For intermediate and advanced yogis, check out her yoga membership for a more immersive experience and supportive community.

Cat Meffan | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 150K
Level of yoga: Beginner to advanced
Average time of classes: 10 to 30 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You want to learn how to have a healthier relationship with your mind and body through yoga.

6. WE ARE ALO

Did you know that yoga gear shop Alo Yoga has a YouTube channel with free yoga classes? We Are Alo has lots of videos that teaches you basic and advanced yoga poses, as well as plenty of tips for practicing and improving mindfulness and the mind-body connection. Whether you want to de-stress or just tone your body, Alo Yoga has you covered. Beginners and seasoned yogis will appreciate the concept of taking mindfulness from the studio and applying it to your daily life. Parents will also love the kids yoga classes.

free yoga classes | Alo Yoga | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 303K
Level of yoga: Beginner to advanced
Average time of classes: 5 to 30 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You are a fan of the mindful movement and want to extend the benefits to all aspects of your life.

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7. KINO YOGA

Kino MacGregor is a veteran yoga teacher with more than 20 years of practice. She also has 17 years of practice in Ashtanga yoga and one of the few people in the world certified to teach it. Kino has released six yoga DVDs and co-founded the yoga network Omstars, but she offers free tutorials on her YouTube for beginner friendly practice as well as more advanced poses. It’s like having an encyclopedia of yoga poses at your fingertips.

Kino Yoga | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 656K
Level of yoga: Beginner to advanced
Average time of classes: 10 to 30 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You are a beginner or you want to learn more about Ashtanga yoga.

8. FIGHTMASTER YOGA

Yoga just got more intense. At Fightmaster Yoga, you get free yoga classes that focus on strengthening workouts for all skill levels, although the tutorials are focused on more advanced yogis. It’s like Crossfit or HIIT yoga. Her videos covers Hatha, Ashtanga. Vinyasa yoga and more. You definitely need a good grasp on foundations to make full use of the lessons. YogaWorks teacher Lesly Fightmaste runs the channel and releases a new video each week. These are packed with modifications, prop tips, and inspiration.

free yoga classes | Fightmaster Yoga | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 559K
Level of yoga: Intermediate to advanced
Average time of classes: 20 to 30 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You are an intermediate or advanced practitioner who loves a good workout.

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9. TARA STILES

Tara Stiles’ YouTube channel teaches Strala yoga, a combination of yoga, tai chi, qigong, and traditional Chinese medicine to release stress, heal the body and improve resilience. Even if you’re just getting into yoga, there are lots of videos that covers everything from flexibility to restoration to pregnancy yoga. She’s a a fun and supportive teacher who recognises the fact that not everyone is as skilled as she is. It’s all about finding a routine that works for you and following the “slow down, soften and breathe” mantra.

Tara Stiles Yoga | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 328K
Level of yoga: Beginner to advanced
Average time of classes: 10 to 20 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You are a martial arts fan who loves yoga that focuses on strength and flexibility.

10. JEN HILMAN

Jen Hilman is the yoga teacher for people who love gym but hate yoga. Her videos are practical and take out the spiritual aspects of the practice to appeal to regular folks. Her unconventional approach to teaching has drawn both criticism and praise (Deepak Chopra is one of her fans), as it emphasises the physical and health benefits of yoga, just like a standard fitness routine. Her YouTube channel is a must watch for anyone who wants accessible and practical tutorials, whatever the skill level.

free yoga classes | Jen Hilman Yoga | Beanstalk Mums

Number of YouTube subscribers: 19.4K
Level of yoga: Beginner to advanced
Average time of classes: 10 to 30 minutes
You will love this yoga class if: You are a fitness nut who thinks yoga is too New Age. 

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