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A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Become your own yogi! We've got everything from poses, to pretty mats, to calorie-scorching workouts below. Ease into these routines and get tips for a leaner, limber you.

New to yoga? Try these basic yoga poses to get stronger and more flexible.

This yoga and Pilates fusion class is the one-two punch you need for awesome abs.

These yoga and Pilates moves will help you sculpt a better booty right from your living room.

This metabolism-boosting vinyasa yoga flow is perfect for yoginis who practice for the body benefits.

Scared of flopping during your first class? Instructors share six tips to make you look like an aerial yoga natural.

You're just a few yoga classes away from flat, toned abs. We've got your plan.

Do these yin yoga poses (yin is a type of yoga that requires holding poses for a longer amount of time) to ease stress and tension in your lower back. The whole workout only takes 20 minutes!

It's time to learn how to do a handstand, my fit friends. Why?

Feel a little groggy when you wake up? This morning yoga routine will give you the energy you need to conquer your day, no caffeine required.

Nike Master Trainer Traci Copeland designed this beginner-friendly Nike Training Club (NTC) yoga workout to sculpt your muscles, boost your balance, and improve your focus.

This 30-minute vinyasa class is designed to carve a stronger core, whether you're a yoga newbie or a professional poser. Pull out your yoga mat and let's go.

Think yoga is more stretch than sculpt? Then you haven't tried these yoga flows that stregthen, tone—and, yes—stretch your entire body for a yoga workout like no other.

Sick of traditional ab exercises? We don't blame you. Add this yoga flow to your ab routine and your core will thank you later. Sayonara, sit-ups.

Nothing can ruin your downward dog like a low-quality yoga mat.

These chair-friendly yoga poses stretch tense muscles, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated—so your job stops being a pain in the neck. At least in the literal sense.

The benefits of yoga extend beyond a zen mind—the practice can also carve your core. Just ask Russell Case, a yoga expert and spokesperson for the Sonima Foundation.

Remember when younger-you wanted to quit school, run away, and join the circus? Good news: There's a way for you to live out that dream as an adult and get a great workout.