There are 254 million yoga videos on YouTube, but these are our 8 favorite instructors


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If you can’t be bothered to leave the house for a yoga class, that’s cool. You don’t have to. Countless yoga videos exist online and they don’t cost a nickel. But with so many options available on the platform, it can be tricky to find the best YouTube yoga instructor—someone you want to hang with in your living room on Saturday morning.

Since the dawn of YouTube, women have been killing it in the digital yoga space, with each instructor offering something a little different. Whether you’re into high-power quickie workouts that fit into a lunch break or you’re seeking all things restorative, look no further for your go-to instructor.

Meet our 8 favorite yoga instructors on YouTube

1. Adriene Mishler of Yoga with Adriene

Adriene Mishler has been sharing her love of yoga on YouTube for more than six years, giving fans everything from typical flows to yoga that can help combat health issues such as acid reflux and neck pain.

2. Jessamyn Stanley

Even though Jessamyn Stanley doesn’t regularly post new yoga videos to YouTube, the body-positive activist’s backlog of content gives great flow.

3. Briohny Smyth of Yoga with Briohny

You might recognize Briohny Smyth from Alo Yoga’s YouTube videos, but about seven months ago she started posting videos to her own channel seven months ago. She offers a variety of at-home workouts, often including tips for performing some of the more complicated poses.

4. Tara Stiles of Stråla Yoga

It’ll take some dedication to get through Tara Stiles’ 10 years of video uploads. Whether you need a quick flow to relax after a long day of work or you’re working on your flexibility, Tara’s got you covered.

5. Faith Hunter

If you like combining the forces of yoga and meditation, you’ll love Faith Hunter’s channel. There’s nothing better than giving your body and mind a breather at once.

6. Sarah Beth of Sarah Beth Yoga

When you watch Sara Beth’s yoga videos, you’ll feel like you’re right in the studio with your favorite instructor. She’s been uploading yoga flows since 2012, releasing both relaxing sessions as well as strength classes for when you really want to work up a sweat.

7. Koya Webb

Another all-star instructor you might recognize from Alo Yoga’s YouTube videos, Koya Webb doesn’t post new yoga content to her personal channel with the same frequency, but there are still plenty of videos worth checking out (and delicious vegan recipes to boot.)

8. Kassandra Reinhardt of Yoga with Kassandra

For five years, Kassandra Reinhardt has been helping yogis with weekly videos in many different styles—from Yin Yoga and Vinyasa to Hatha and restorative.

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