Whether you're targeting your core (opens in new tab) at a sweat-heavy hot yoga session or chilling out in corpse pose for a calming restorative class, freeing up your body in yoga is all about getting into the moment. To start the energy flowing in your limbs, unclog your chakras, and tune out weekday worries (opens in new tab), ease into your yoga session with the croons of Bon Iver and Sufjan Stevens or the mid-tempo beats of Sylvan Esso: it's the sonic equivalent of a soothing cup of tea. Soak it in and ohmmm it out.
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1. "Coffee" - Sylvan Esso
2. "Sun It Rises" - Fleet Foxes
3. "At Once" - Beirut
4. "I Need a Forest Fire" - James Blake feat. Bon Iver
5. "Phoenix" - Laura Doggett
6. "Tesselate" - Ellie Goulding
7. "I Walked" - Sufjan Stevens
8. "Look Up" - Chairlift
9. "To Lose Someone" - Taken By Trees
10. "Black Mambo" - Glass Animals
11. "How Did I Get Here" - ODESZA
12. "Sunrise" - Norah Jones
13. "Awake" - Tycho
14. " Rise" - Solange
15. "River" - Leon Bridges
16. "It's a Fire" - Portishead
17. "Down the Line" - Jose Gonzalez
18. "Letting Go" - Braids
19. "Wash." - Bon Iver
20. "Above the Clouds of Pompeii" - Bear's Den
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