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It’s a familiar scene: You’re in the mood for an at-home yoga practice, guided by an expert teacher. So, you head to YouTube and type in “yoga.” Suddenly, the time you set aside for a calming (or energetic) practice is consumed by riffling through YouTube accounts. With thousands of search results, how do you find the right flow? Or even the right teacher?
Let us take the guess work out of it. We scoured the Internet to bring you the 9 best yoga YouTube channels. Whether you’re looking for a restorative 10-minute flow, a 15-minute yoga workout, or a 60-minute energy-boosting sequence, we guarantee you’ll find the perfect practice with these YouTube yogis.
Our 11 favorite yoga YouTube channels
Yoga with Adriene
One of the most popular yoga teachers on YouTube, Adriene Mishler has over 10 million (yes, 10 million) subscribers on her channel, Yoga With Adriene. Taking a class with Mishler feels like you’ve stepped into the class of a friend. Instead of hyper-produced videos of perfection, Mishler lets the mishaps of her life appear in her videos—whether it’s her dog poking into the frame or a loud noise outside. Mishler offers a range of classes—from a quick 5-minute morning flow to a 50-minute self-love practice. If you’re looking for a sense of routine or accountability in your practice, Mishler also hosts 30-day challenges on her channel.
Bright & Salted Yoga (Arianna Elizabeth)
Consider yourself a beginner or intermediate level yogi? Check out Bright & Salted Yoga, a channel run by yoga teacher Arianna Elizabeth. She releases videos every Monday and Wednesday, so a new flow is always available—for free. From 10-minute meditations to 20-minute yoga sculpt classes, there’s something for everyone. She even offers classes without music for those who love to tune in without turning it up.
Breathe and Flow
Practice with two yoga teachers—on one YouTube channel. Couple Bre and Flo Niedhammer share yoga sequences, meditation practices, mobility exercises, and personal vlogs on their channel, Breathe and Flow. With 375,000 subscribers, these two teachers are experts in crafting crave-worthy yoga content. On their channel, you’ll find 30-minute advanced yoga sequences, 15-minute morning stretches for athletes, backbend-focused vinyasa flows—and so much more.
See also: These 15-Minute Yoga Practices Will Give You Your Best Night of Sleep
Edyn Loves Life
On Edyn Bryant’s YouTube channel, Edyn Loves Life, she mixes yoga sequences with personal vlogs—giving you a sneak peek into her life as a yoga teacher. Looking for practices specifically designed for yogis with larger bodies? Bryant has you covered. She offers a range of sequences designed for plus-sized yogis, from a 20-minute quick release flow to an empowering 18-minute sequence. Beyond her classes, she reviews plus-size yoga clothing, shares her meals, and discusses her journey to becoming a yoga teacher on her channel. You’ll fall in love with her classes—and become invested in her life.
Have a very specific practice in mind? There’s a good chance it’s on the channel SarahBethYoga. If you’re a beginner yogi or looking for more workout-focused practices, this channel is a great option for you. Sarah Beth offers a wide range of sequences—from a 10-minute flow for better posture to a 30-minute power yoga class. If you get bored of practicing the same sequence over and over again, this channel was made for you. With hundreds of videos to choose from, you’ll find a new practice for every day of the week.
If you want to experience an in-person class vibe without leaving home, practice with Travis Eliot. Whether the sequence is vinyasa or slow flow or Yin, Eliot’s style is slow and intense with a distinctly meditative vibe thanks to his quiet voice and well-timed truth bombs from Buddhism. Eliot teaches an array of formats, including 20-minute Yin, 90-minute power yoga, and sequences for just about everything in between. Many of them in actual class settings. You literally feel like you just had a full studio session or you can simply sneak in a quick fix. He also offers shorter meditations for days when you need an assist to come back to your inner peace.
Interested in trying one of Eliot’s sequences? Check out this Yin flow he designed for Yoga Journal.
Yoga by Biola
On her YouTube channel, Yoga by Biola, Abiola Akanni posts a variety of yoga videos with a specific emphasis on non-performative yoga. If you’ve ever felt uncomfortable during an inversion-heavy class and want to cultivate a yoga space that feels accessible to you, consider Akanni’s practices—from quick 15-minute flows (perfect for your lunch break) to sessions that target a specific chakra, you’ll find the perfect class for your needs. Plus, you’ll feel more empowered, at ease—and generally better—when you finally rest in Savasana.
Yoga With Bird
Want to feel soothed in a matter of minutes? Head to Francine Cipollone’s YouTube channel, Yoga With Bird, where you’ll find calming, stress-free practices that will make you feel more at ease. Beyond her vinyasa flows, she posts videos covering one-minute calming breathing exercises and guided affirmations. If you’re feeling angry, tense, or just need to unwind, head to this yoga YouTube channel for a little pocket of calm.
See also: These 15-Minute Yoga Stretches Are Just What Your Body Craves
Lizette Pompa Yoga
It doesn’t take long to realize that Lizette Pompa’s videos are not for the faint of heart. You can practice her 45-minute, full-body yoga flow that will leave your muscles trembling, or follow her detailed instruction in short tutorials for challenging poses such as Wheel and Crow Pose. They’re designed to get you strong. If you’re a beginner, never fear: She offers a series designed for beginners who want to build strength, mobility, and good anatomical alignment. Born in Mexico and based in Sweden, she also offers classes in Spanish. She is certified in Yoga Medicine, Jason Crandell’s Yoga Method, and Yoga Detour Method.
Yogini Melbourne (Paula Lay)
Paula Lay’s approach to teaching is easy-going and friendly. (That may have something to do with her gentle Aussie vibe.) But she’s thorough, whether she’s teaching a prenatal class or a chair sequence or a yoga nidra. She’ll hold you in a pose until you can really sink into it–but she invites you to practice in a way that is easy on your body. Check her channel for sequences in a variety of lengths and for a range of conditions–to recover from a cold, prepare for sleep, address a tension headache, or release tight hips and hamstrings.
Additional reporting by Tamara Y. Jeffries and Renee Marie Schettler. Originally published November 12, 2021.