Yoga Poses for Beginners: How-to, Tips, Benefits, Images, Videos

The Yoga Poses for Beginners library serves as a comprehensive intro guide to the most popular yoga poses and sequences.

Becoming familiar with and learning these poses should get you through a class in any of the types of yoga styles.

Please keep in mind, these are just some of the most common poses to look at (and not necessarily practice). If you'd like to get started with yoga, you should take a look at The Complete Guide To Yoga Video Course here at MindBodyGreen.

Seated Yoga Poses

Grounding and calming, these poses provide some of our deepest muscle opening and twisting

Standing Yoga Poses

Good for strength, balance, and focus. These energetic poses provide a straight line to shaping our best body.


Opening up in the spine and chest feels great and strengthens our connection to intuition.


Good for balance and concentration, as well as circulation.

Core Poses

These poses will strengthen your core and get your abs beach ready

Yoga Poses for Weight Loss

These poses help you shed unwanted pounds.

Restorative Poses

These yoga poses are great for winding down and connecting to our breath.

Yoga Poses for Back Pain

Whether the origins are some acute injury or long-term stress, there are a few simple poses that can help with back pain.

Yoga Sequences & Moving (Videos)

How we move and breathe is much more important than the exact shape of our poses, for clearing our bodies and minds and creating our own best health.

Yoga Pose Videos

Yoga Poses for Beginners - Videos

Watch Michael Taylor take you through a number of yoga poses step-by-step.

For more, check out The Complete Guide To Yoga Video Course here at MindBodyGreen>>