Joining YogaDownload for Streaming Classes

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Are you looking for a way to enhance your yoga practice and wonder about using an online option? YogaDownload is a popular provider of video and audio yoga classes. With a monthly subscription, you can stream the videos online or download them to your device of choice. There is also an option to purchase classes individually if you're not quite ready to commit to a monthly plan.

With a range of subscription options and a huge variety of classes, this site can be a real asset to your home practice. Music lovers should also be sure to check out the wide range of yoga tunes on offer.

Classes Available at YogaDownload

With classes in over 40 styles at four different levels of yoga experience, there really is something for everyone on this site. Styles include Vinyasa, Hatha, Kundalini, Forrest (including several intensives featuring founder Ana Forrest), Ashtanga, Iyengar, Power, Jivamukti, Restorative and Yin as well as some Pilates, Barre, and kids classes.

You can also pick videos by the level of intensity and duration (from 5 to 80 minutes). Audio classes are also available if you prefer. Many of the audio classes are accompanied by printable pose guides to help you follow along, but since there is no other visual instruction, these classes are best suited to people who already have a familiarity with yoga postures.

Though the roster of teachers lacks the recognizable names featured on some other websites, the overall quality of instruction is excellent. Poses are explained well and the sequencing is creative. In an intermediate level class, you get a nice variety of poses, including some that are a bit off the beaten path. Yoga Download has been in the online video game for over 10 years, so their back catalog is deep. They also continue to add classes regularly, so there will always be a fresh selection.

What's the Cost?

Over 100 classes are available for to stream for free without a membership, which is a great way to try before you buy. One-off purchases of individual classes are usually under $10, depending on the length, again without the commitment of a subscription.

A subscription plan makes sense if you'll be using more than a few classes a month. All of the subscriptions include unlimited streaming, with price tiers for four downloads or unlimited downloads. Both of those options are under $20 per month, and there are price breaks for paying for three months or a year. They have had an introductory 2-week offer for $1. Current pricing information is available on their Yoga Download Subscription Offers page.

Feel the Music

One factor that might tip the scales in favor of YogaDownload over the competition is their library of music, which also becomes available with a subscription. Artists include kirtan stars like Jai Uttal, Krishna Das, Wade Imre Morissette, and Sean Johnson, plus festival favorites like DJ Drez and MC Yogi among many, many others. If you're into new age/yoga music, there is a vast selection here.

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