In case you are thinking about picking up yoga as a new form for exercise you might be looking for some DVDs that will guide you on your journey. Since there are so many to choose from, it might be difficult to find the right one. However, there are some that you will find interesting.
Most probably you have heard about Jillian Michaels before. She is known for her effective workouts. In this two and a half hour workout she combines cardio and strength moves like shoulder presses and chair pose.
Meet Your Mat-ch
This DVD focuses on the connection between your breath and movement. This vinyasa flow will open up the hips, butt, and hamstrings. The DVD is just perfect for cross-training.
Bob Harper offers two 30 minutes workouts that have been designed around the traditional yoga poses involving strength moves that will increase the heart rate, work the muscles, and make your entire body firmer.
If you just can’t make your mind up regarding the poses you would like to try and the length of your workout, then Shiva Rea Yoga in Greece is the right one for you. There are three hours of exercises for you to explore that you can mix and match according to your mood.
Rodney Yee’s Power Up Yoga comes with three workout routines that will grab you from your living room and take you to the colorful scenes of Colorado. Choose from “Connect”, “Energize”, and “Breathe” to develop different skills.
The main point of this DVD is for you to get in shape and to have fun while doing so. There is a 30 minutes workout and a more traditional 55 minute workout. The trainer, Mandy Ingber has become known for having been the trainer of Jennifer Aniston.
Yogaworks for Everybody
If you would like to have a cardio workout in 40 minutes, this is the workout DVD for you. While at the beginning things are quite slow, the trainer picks up the pace and you will be able to feel the burn in every muscle of your body.
Shiva Rea’s Yogini Vinyasa
The vinyasa flow series will challenge your balance like never before. The DVD comes with a 75 minute routine that you can customize according to your needs. The best thing about it is that all the poses are explained step by step.