As yoga has skyrocketed in popularity, teachers — typically paid a pittance for group classes — have realized that putting their routines online can be lucrative.
There are now plenty of options for all levels, but most are secured behind a paywall. You really have to search to find great, free options, but they’re out there.
We’ve tracked down the five best free sites for both newbies and experienced practitioners.
Do Yoga With Me is a massive site (it survives on donations) that offers everything from full classes to tutorials to meditation practices. There’s an incredible variety of instructors and yoga styles, including Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Kundalini, and Ashtanga as well as power and prenatal classes.
Best for: Intermediate-level yogis who are interested in broadening their horizons with new breathing techniques, meditations, and yoga styles.
You have to register to use this website, but the process is relatively painless. Afterward, you can browse a library of videos, all filmed outdoors in locations like Zanzibar and Andalusia. Be More Yogic works with a short list of instructors, so it’s easy to follow your favorites. Sign up for a premium membership ($67.50 per year) to unlock a larger selection of classes.
Best for: Dabblers who’d like to test a few different short workouts before committing.
Also, check out: 7 Best Yoga Mats of 2017 – Find the One That is Right For You