The Best FREE Yoga Videos Including Men in Kilts!

Morning Yoga


Would you love to do a regular yoga session every morning to increase your fitness, centre yourself and start each day with peace and love for all mankind?


a/ by the time you’ve washed your hair, shouted at the kids and/or Piers Morgan and thrown some makeup in the general direction of your face, you’ve only got 9 minutes and 28 seconds to spare.

b/ you’re a tightwad and don’t want to waste money subscribing to an exercise channel, that you’ll tune in to nine times in the whole year, you’ll forget to cancel it and it’ll auto-renew.

Me too.

Fret ye not – there are tons of amazing FREE videos available online.  Ok, you have to put up with a 4-second advert for Wix or those shoes you Googled two months ago,  but hey, that’s not so bad, it gives you time to get down on to your yoga mat…GRACEFULLY PULEEEASE!

I‘ve tried and tested out a few of the videos, so with abs of steel, buns of steel, and bingo wings of ermmm, steel, I proudly present …

The Best FREE Morning Yoga Videos

Gentle Morning Bed Yoga

Yep, that’s right – you don’t even have to get out of bed.

This a very gentle stretching session and a lovely way to start the day

Now I can’t promise that you’ll end up looking as tousled and toned and gorgeous as Candace but hell girl, if we stick with this, we just might…one day.

5 Minute Morning Yoga With Adriene

This is a short stretch session and if you can set aside 5 minutes it’s an amazing way to get your day off to a positive start.

Adriene has her own YouTube channel packed with tons of amazing FREE yoga videos and millions of subscribers –  and no wonder – she’s great.  She has a gentle manner-  her voice is so soothing that if there’s ever a OH NO – Donald Has Pressed The Button And The World Is  Gonna End in 3 Minutes announcement – I want Adrienne to make it: Even when I’m doing a downward dog and my hamstrings are about to snap (if that’s possible), life seems just peachy, because Adriene is telling me so.

Step by step Look at the Sun Salutation 

I love the idea of Sun Salutation  – it’s like saying hello to the sun in the morning (if you can find it).

When I watch this I am transported from my cold, rainy, To Do List reality to this beautiful jungle-y setting full of with Palms Trees, exotic birds and my body is a temple!

Step by Step Lily Cushman takes us through the postures which make up a Sun Salutation in just 7 minutes.



Energising Wake Up Yoga

Brett Larkin presents a beautiful energizing 10-minute flow of yoga moves.

She explains the moves well and makes it look oh so easy and graceful.  An absolute beginner might find this a little tough – but it’s worth it.


 Gentle Beginner Yoga Flow with Dana Falsetti

In this 15-minute session Dana Falsetti takes us through many of the classic yoga moves and shows that you don’t have to be super-skinny to be a super-strong, super-flexible and a super-inspirational teacher.


Hot Yoga Workout with Rebecca Louise

English gal, Rebecca Louise, who now lives in California, is high energy and her enthusiasm is infectious. She has an amazing YouTube Channel with heaps of FREE videos covering all sorts of fitness, toning and firming sessions, including yoga.

This 11-minute session is not for beginners. I found it hard (but I didn’t cry) but once I got my breath I felt energised and ready for the day ahead.

If you are looking for something to tone quickly this could be for you.


Yoga for Abs and Core With Esther Ekbert

Here’s another great teacher who has lots of free videos on YouTube to choose from.

There are no gimmicks with Esther. No fancy Lululemon gear, no spiritual pipe music, no exotic settings – it’s just Esther, her sensible leggings, mat and extensive knowledge.

This is short (under 8 minutes)  and sweet and I expect if we all did it every day for a month or two our muffin tops would really start to worry.


Yoga for Arms

Bingo Wings Be Gone!

Sarah Beth is a no-nonsense type of gal and cuts to the chase with this 5-minute session aimed at toning arms. Effective – but not for absolute beginners.


Gentle Yoga for Seniors

Sarah Helt gives a 6-minute introduction to gentle yoga for seniors – which is also perfect if you’re new to yoga or feeling a bit meh.  A bolster, strap, and blanket would be useful for this session.

15 Minute Energising Morning Flow

This beautiful 15-minute Energizing Morning Yoga Flow will leave you sweaty and, in my case, rather red. It’s tough and promises to warm up the body, boost digestion, relieve any lower back tension, energize the mind and get your stretch and sweat in before beginning the day.

Winner, right.



If just reading this has left you exhausted and you’d much prefer to watch men in kilts doing yoga while you tuck into a roll and bacon then, please, be my guest…



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  1. 24 February 2018 / 8:25 am

    I love yoga in kilts – one of my favourite bits of scottishness. Do you know the lift video? That’s another!

    Seriously, yoga in bed sounds about right for me I’m off to check it out. And, you’ve reminded me I am meant to be checking out the local over 50s yoga class (called ‘yoga for rusty bodies’!!!)

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 8:27 am

      Hey Fiona, yes I know that lift video. ELEVEN!! Love the sound of Yoga for Rusty Bodies – right up my street!

  2. 24 February 2018 / 8:29 am

    Oh the kilted yoga, the kilted yoga🐴!! I am saving these however because I definitely need recommendations. Thank you!

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 8:32 am

      Cheers. Thanks for popping on by.

  3. 24 February 2018 / 8:31 am

    Looks like great videos. Will save this so I can go back and try them another time. Thank you for sharing.

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 8:38 am

      Hey Maja not problem. Thanks for popping on. Jill

  4. 24 February 2018 / 8:44 am

    I love yoga, i have been doing it for 20 years now. You have a great collection of videos here, i must say.

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 9:16 am

      Hey Bhavi, I love yoga too. I tried to get a good mix of levels and approaches. Great to hear you like. Thanks, Jill

  5. 24 February 2018 / 9:18 am

    May just have to send this Pops! He’s a post 70 year old yoga teacher!

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 9:23 am

      Wow. It really does keep you young. Hope he likes the selection! Thanks Jx

  6. 24 February 2018 / 9:47 am

    You had me at men in kilts!

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 9:49 am

      It is a bit of a treat on a Saturday morning :0 Thanx for popping on Jill

  7. 24 February 2018 / 9:51 am

    Haha! I just love the last one the best! I really can’t be too bothered with yoga but if I was keen, your post and suggestions would get me going! Thanks Jill 😊

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 11:36 am

      Hey Debbie, thanks popping on. And yes men in kilts doing yoga is a winner on a saturday morning! Jill

  8. Sonia Boal
    24 February 2018 / 11:39 am

    I haven’t been to class for months, it’s only a matter of time before my back starts to creak again. I should give this a go x

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 11:54 am

      Hey Sonia. It’s so Hard to keep up in Winter. I’m gonna try and get in to a routine again for spring. Thanx for popping on Jill

  9. 24 February 2018 / 11:51 am

    Thank you for this. You reminded me to go do my yoga this morning! (I don’t wear a kilt)

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 11:53 am

      Och get yer kilt on Phil!

  10. 24 February 2018 / 12:00 pm

    Definitely saving these and will put them in my morning routine. Thank you for the compilation! 🙂

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 12:32 pm

      Hey Kelsey thanks for that. There are so many amazing videos available. Now I’ve found these all I need to do it actually do some of them!! JIll

  11. 24 February 2018 / 1:22 pm

    I have used several of these and am a huge fan of Adriene…..but I think the Men in Kilts are just pipping her to being my real favourites (can’t think why!) – thanks for putting a big smile on my face, Jill

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 1:27 pm

      Haha. Great to hear you enjoyed. The guys in kilts r fab. I just found Adriene this week. She is such a gentle teacher. Thanks for popping on. Jill.

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 9:45 pm

      Hi Shirley, lovely to read your comment and I’m liking your delay tactic thinking!! Jillx

  12. 24 February 2018 / 3:04 pm

    I’m going to watch the men kilts! Seriously though I might try to yoga for seniors too.

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 3:13 pm

      Haha. Ur a young thing Ms B!!

  13. 24 February 2018 / 6:47 pm

    That kilted yoga video is mesmerising.

    • Jill
      24 February 2018 / 6:53 pm

      Absolutely. Love the music . Thanx for swinging by. Jx

  14. 24 February 2018 / 7:12 pm

    You had me at Men in Kilts. Need I say more?

  15. 25 February 2018 / 9:04 am

    I do yoga every morning and I can say that some of these videos are fab!

    • Jill
      25 February 2018 / 10:26 am

      Hey Lucy, yes spent a bit of time trawling for them and these all seem great. Quite fancy the bed yoga! JIll

  16. 25 February 2018 / 5:14 pm

    I love this and will pin this for future use. My kids and I already do yoga at home. We love Jamie with Cosmic Kids Yoga. She has over 100 videos, and my kids have done ever single one of them. Thanks for the information, Jill!

    • Jill
      27 February 2018 / 9:44 am

      Hey Erin, thanks for popping on – I thought I’d replied.
      Your kids sound like little yogis in the making. I am always amazed at how kids seem to adopt yoga poses so naturally. Not sure I was ever that bendy 🙂

  17. 27 February 2018 / 10:42 am

    I haven’t really tried yoga as I’m so unflexible! My old manager loves yoga and if she can’t get to a class because of work she does this via videos on YouTube.

    • Jill
      27 February 2018 / 2:16 pm

      Hey Rachael – there are some many amazing FREE ones onine. The first two basically just stretching – ideal for unflexible people like me! Jx

  18. 13 April 2018 / 9:40 pm

    Great resource, thank you! Although I’m probably most suited for the ‘senior’ version for about 5 minutes, I really want to give yoga a try. Will definitely keep this post for future reference.

    • Jill
      14 April 2018 / 7:30 am

      Hi Candi – they are all fab. At moment I’m working my way through 30 Days of Yoga with Adriene. It’s amazing but taking me more than 30 days though 🙂 Hope you enjoy them. JIll

  19. 10 May 2018 / 8:06 am

    I JUST started a new YOGA routine today and you post this. Coincidence? I think not 😀

    I am bookmarking this post. Thanks, Jill!

    • Jill
      10 May 2018 / 8:29 am

      WOW. I am in the middle of Adriene’s TRUTH 30 Day Yoga Classes. Some great teachers to check out . Jill x

    • Jill
      10 May 2018 / 9:06 am


  20. 10 May 2018 / 12:23 pm

    Ok, I could totally get on board with bed yoga! This list is AMAZING! I so need to add more exercise into my life. I think the first baby step would be the bed yoga! Thank you!

    • Jill
      10 May 2018 / 12:29 pm

      Bed yoga rocks. Wine could be involved 😂🙏

  21. Sue
    18 February 2020 / 6:45 pm

    Excellent… I read about all the possible yoga I could do in the morning… but watched the men in kilts !

    • Jill
      18 February 2020 / 6:46 pm

      Yes that video makes great viewing ! 🤪

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