Taking your first yoga class is a step into a whole new world of exercise, unlike anything you'll do at a traditional gym. It's normal to be a little intimidated by the thought of walking into a brand-new class without knowing anyone or any of the customs. Thankfully, there
Rodney Yee's Yoga for Beginners
Rodney Yee helped bring yoga into the mainstream in the United States after a television appearance on Oprah in 1999, according to Yee's website. He has also been featured on CNN and PBS, shedding light on the practice of yoga.
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The DVD leads you through three different yoga workouts. There is a pose session, where the instructors guide you through different poses, and you learn proper alignment for each pose that they go over. This session lasts 40 minutes and is crucial to your yoga foundation as a beginner.
There is a morning workout that lasts 20 minutes, designed to wake you up and get you moving to start the day. To complement the morning workout, they also include an evening workout that lasts for 15 minutes.
Gaiam's Yoga For Beginners
The online yoga company Gaiam has an entire Yoga for Beginners kit that includes equipment and a yoga DVD. The kit has a mat, yoga strap and block. The DVD is an instructional video for beginners that has two 20-minute Hatha yoga practice sessions and a segment on how to use the props included in the kit.
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Yoga Stretch for Beginners and Beyond
This DVD gets down into the nuts and bolts of yoga without any
Yoga for Beginners: Poses for Strength, Flexibility and Relaxation
This yoga DVD is
AM/PM YOGA – For Beginners & Beyond
Unlike the other DVDs, which are based around the Hatha yoga poses that you find in most yoga classes, this DVD includes Kundalini Yoga. This style of yoga uses similar poses to Hatha, but it focuses more on breathing techniques and stretching. The DVD has two 30-minute morning sessions and one evening session, with a total length of 90 minutes. If you're bored with Hatha yoga and want to try something new, give this DVD a shot.