The 9 Best Yoga With Adriene Videos, According To A Superfan
by Robert Moscato-Goodpaster
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If you're an at-home yoga doer, you probably have your go-to podcasts or YouTube channels that help you get your chill on. For me, that's Adriene Mishler's "Yoga with Adriene" videos. Adriene's mantra for the channel is "Find what feels good": when you're on the mat, you don't have to copy her moves exactly, but instead find, well, what feels good to you. With over 600 videos on her YouTube channel and new ones published regularly, there is truly something for everyone, but these nine Yoga With Adriene videos are my faves, speaking as someone who's watched a gajillion of them.

Three years ago, in a moment of curiosity in my dorm room, I pulled up YouTube on my computer and typed in "exercises for anxiety." After a few minutes of clicking around, I found the video "Yoga for Anxiety and Stress." Once I finished the 28-minute video, I was hooked. Since then, I've replaced my beach towel for a proper yoga mat, subscribed to her weekly newsletter, and even finished two of her 30-Day Yoga Challenges. After three years of doing YWA regularly, I've noticed that I'm more able to acknowledge my emotions. If I'm feeling sad or angry or anxious, I can roll out my mat and sit in this virtual safe space. This regular yoga practice has made a huge difference for me.

I'm not the only one who has found her approach to at-home yoga useful — there's nearly 7 million other subscribers out there. If you want to start getting into yoga, or refresh your practice, try one of these Yoga With Adriene videos and see if you become a superfan yourself.


Yoga Stretch

This is my favorite practice to do when I've been away from the mat for a while. When I don't have a ton of time, 20 minutes still lets me take some time for myself. This practice helps me build strength, breathe deeper, stretch the muscles I have neglected, and get motivated to do more with my day.


Movement As Medicine

Whenever I do this video, I am looking for a practice to heal something or build strength. After 17 minutes of movement, I feel more awake and present. It helps me stretch every part of my body and sweat a little.


Yoga For The Winter Blues

It doesn't have to be below freezing to get the benefits of this practice. For me, the winter months can trigger some seasonal depression, so addressing the blues that the winter brings and unraveling from any stress or anxiety or sadness I feel is freeing. This practice gets my blood flowing, my heart racing, and warms me up.


Yoga For When You Are Sick

Even when I'm sick, I still find a yoga video to support me. While there are limits to doing yoga when I'm under the weather, this practice is meant to restore my body with easy stretches. These gentle movements can ease muscles that are sore or tight from being sick with a cold and cooped up in bed.


Yoga For Bedtime

I love this practice for a multitude of reasons. It clears my mind from the day and I can go to bed right after rolling my mat up. I think the secret to this practice is that it encourages me to get into the mindset to wind down and forget my stresses of the day. I feel like I'm productive but also doing something to benefit me before the day ends.


Yoga For The Service Industry

When I was working in the food industry, I was on my feet all day, which meant that I did this practice religiously. While this practice has you begin on your feet, it's worth it to power through because it ends a bit of self-massage on your neck, shoulders, and feet.


Yoga For When You're Angry

Real talk: Since I've started my journey to explore my emotions both on the mat and off, I've noticed that one of the hardest emotions to balance is anger. There aren't many options to get rid of anger in a healthy way. I love this practice because for me, it's all about the mantra and the intention: Instead of telling myself to stop feeling angry or pissed off, this video invites me to sit with what I'm feeling. Through a series of exercises that tense the body then release that tension, I leave the mat feeling lighter. It also ends with a few moments of forced laughter which you do until it becomes natural — and you find your anger has totally dissipated.


Meditation For Mental Balance

Sitting still and meditating is something I struggle with, but sometimes my heart is racing so fast from stress or anxiety that I just need it all to stop. This meditation practice helps me do just that. Through a series of breaths and with the guidance of her voice at the end of this 18-minute practice, I open my eyes and do feel a bit more balanced. Having found this balance on the mat, I can also take it into my daily life.


10-Minute Yoga For Self Care

Finally, "10-Minute Yoga For Self-Care" is short and sweet. With a self-massage, to shoulder and hip stretching, and reconnecting with the present moment all packed into just 10 minutes, I see quick benefits from this practice that really change the rest of my day.

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