Morning Chair Yoga
with Amber Karnes

Start your day with this enlivening all-seated chair yoga practice. You’ll begin with breath awareness and gentle neck stretches before moving into a whole-body flow (which includes feel-good stretches for the feet, ankles, and wrists).


Amber Karnes is the founder of Body Positive Yoga. She’s a ruckus maker, yoga asana teacher (E-RYT 200), social justice advocate, and a lifelong student of her body. Her commitment to accessible, adaptive yoga practice empowers thousands of diverse practitioners around the globe. She is the creator of the Body Positive Clubhouse an online community using the tools of yoga to build unshakable confidence and learn to live out loud. Through her workshops, retreats, teacher trainings, and online yoga and wellness offerings, she seeks to further the message of inclusivity, consent, agency, body sovereignty, and accessibility for all (on and off the yoga mat). Amber is the co-creator of Yoga For All Teacher Training, Accessible Yoga Trainer, Yoga International Featured Teacher, Project Yoga Richmond board Member, and a contributor to the Yoga and Body Image Coalition. She lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband Jimmy, and blogs at

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Style: Hatha

Duration: 15 min

Level: Beginner

Language: English

Benefits: Anxiety Relief
Pain Relief
Stress Reduction