Online fitness Youtube videos recommendations

I'm looking for recommendations of your favorite online fitness class/teachers.

I used to go to the gym for classes 3-4 times a week until the lock down in March 2020. I went through months of not exercising and not feeling good about my lack of exercise. I never ever was interested in any online classes, but without much choice I gave it a try. Now, almost a year later, I am not looking back. Even when the gyms open up, I will likely continue to stick to my online workout routine: It is ultra convenient, free, and there are some amazing teachers to access around the world. 

What are your favorite online classes? Here is mine right now: I recently discovered Dansique Fitness.  Her high quality Pilates, yoga, stretch, ballet influenced workouts (you do not need to be a dancer) are all free. I'm always looking for others' recommendations to bring variety to my workout routine. Thank you! 

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I am a VERY enthusiastic recommender of Fitness Blender. I haven't exercised regularly in my adult life but had time (no commute!) during COVID to start and I LOVE IT. Their demeanor (it's a husband and wife couple) is super low-key with a plain white background and no music. I'd estimate half the videos are silence while they're exercising along with you and the rest is explanations and reminders about form or gentle encouragement. They are mostly HIIT and cardio, with some pilates and cardio kickboxing. Most videos require no equipment and range from 10-45ish minutes. There are over 500 videos b/c they've been doing this for more than 10 years! Having tried some videos elsewhere with instructors that call me part of their "squad" and make intense eye contact through the screen and tell me to think about all the cheeseburgers I can eat because of the calories I burn, I much prefer these straightforward and friendly videos. It's so weird to like exercise! 

Zumba: !  it's a wonderful international community!

Latin, as in dancesport latin,!

Both with wonderful teachers, kind energy, and a great community, people from all over the world.  Multi-level skills, some of the people are expert, others are just starting, the teachers hit all levels at once, lucky for us. I feel so lucky to be in these classes.

Hope to see you on the dance floor with us soon! 

What a great post! You and I are of like minds... My recommendations are: Move With Nicole : Barre Pliates and yoga (Australia), Lazy Dancer Tips (Italian dancer with simple routines in England) and my yoga fave: Travis Elliott's channel. His instructions are so clear, you don't have to watch him to know what to do with your body. Thanks for the Dansique tip - I will try her routines.

Making Waves Studios offer Zumba, yoga and meditation.

Zumba is fun ( I never did it before) you can do lots of cardio while dancing and nobody has to see you. You do pay but this studio run by Venezuelan ladies donate lots of $$ to people in need. That is worth it!

I enjoy yoga with Adrien. She’s very clear and helpful. I love her vibe. 

Dansique looks great! I am going to do her class right now. I am also obsessed with Move With Nicole--she is so calm and soothing and has a fantastic range of Pilates, barre, cardio, and fusion classes.

Hang in there everyone!

I love Fitness Blender! They have a great mix of different kinds, lengths and intensities of workouts. You can find them on Youtube, but I like going to their website as you can save favorites, search easily for different levels and kinds of workouts and just generally interface better than on Youtube. I feel like I'm picky with my workouts but Fitness Blender I've never had a bad one.

Thanks for the recommendation.  Since it seem you like dance-inspired options, I have two suggestions:

Rhythm and Motion has both free online videos (loads of them) and paid livestream options (also fabulous in person, once that returns!):

I've also enjoyed some of the freely available videos through UC Berkeley's RecSports "Zoombox"  (they are also available livestream).  You don't have to log in to view them.

And finally, Berkeley Ballet Theater offers both paid livestream Zoom and free Facebook Live dance classes  (no need to have a FB account to participate).

I like Fitness Blender and Yoga with Adrienne. 

I discovered BollyX during quarantine and have become a complete fan - fun music and dancing, and instructors of all shapes and sizes who don't take themselves too seriously. They offer subscriptions but you can find a lot of good stuff free on their YouTube channel: