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chimpzoo2010-07-04 23:54:57 +0000 #1
hello.

I'm new here and i don't know where to start. I'd like to try yoga but have no idea what type - i suppose something basic that could develop into something more challenging would be good.

Are instructional dvd's worth a look? and could anyone recommend one or two?

thanks.
bebedawl2010-07-05 00:05:51 +0000 #2
what i've always done is check out amazon and search up yoga dvd's and just read user reviews. they usually lead to finding many good dvd's i wouldnt normally have purchased.
Noir2010-07-05 00:27:18 +0000 #3
I love Yoga DVD's! I use them all the time. My favorites are Yoga Shakti by Shiva Rea and Yoga for Beauty: Dawn/Dusk by Rainbeau Mars.

Both of these DVD's are probably more Advanced Beginner/Intermediate. If you are new to Yoga, I know that Rainbeau Mars has a beginner DVD, though I've never tried it, I would still recommend it because she is a very good instructor.
Trinity2010-07-05 01:09:47 +0000 #4
There are many DVD’s on the market these days ranging from Restorative to Power yoga, all of them offering a different message and focus. Rodney Yee has several that I know are good. Eoin Finn from Vancouver BC has two power yoga DVD’s on the market that I believe you can get online both of which are fun and invigorating.

Also if you are looking for a short sequence of postures that incorporate stretching and strengthen you could look into the well-known sequence called Surya Namaskra or Sun Salutations. This particular flow sequence accesses your whole body and can be repeated several time to make a short or long workout.

Anna

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