If you’ve been thinking about trying yoga, but you’re a little intimidated after scrolling through Instagram and seeing people post photos of themselves balancing on their hands or sitting with their legs behind their heads, don’t stress. As a yoga instructor, I’m here to ease your anxiety. This is a list of the most basic poses found in any yoga class or at-home video. While some poses are more challenging than others, most won’t leave you knotted up like a pretzel. Becoming familiar with these essential yoga poses will boost your confidence, but even if you’re a seasoned yogi, you’ll appreciate having all your favorite yoga poses all in one spot.