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Yoga Videos

I am starting a new job and I am going to have to miss my yoga class ! I have been doing with the same instructor for 2x per week for the past 2 years and am very sad about this

My gym has yoga so I will start going there but I also want to get some videos to have in the house for when I cant make it into the gym (the times are not great for me!)

I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for videos for an intermediate to advanced level yoga.

Thanks !
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Old 07.01.2010, 22:39
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How about buying the Wii fit they have a great yoga fitness workout, plus also other fitness workouts
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Do you know if there is somewhere i can preview the Wii stuff or the name of the company that makes those videos?. It a costly alternative to a regular video but I would consider it if it was really good.
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Do you know if there is somewhere i can preview the Wii stuff or the name of the company that makes those videos?. It a costly alternative to a regular video but I would consider it if it was really good.
Yes you can come to us and play all the Wii games and try the Wii fit out if you like, you can also stay for dinner
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Re: Yoga Videos

I don't know anything about Wii but there are a lot of quality yoga videos out there. It depends a lot on what kind of yoga you do, what kind of teacher you like etc. At www.collagevideo.com you can preview clips of yoga videos plus read reviews. There is no end to the variety of yoga videos out there: yoga with weights, yoga flow with music, yoga mixed with pilates, yoga mixed with martial arts, yoga with Sting's wife...
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Re: Yoga Videos

www.yogamazing.com

free video casts available from itunes, excellent site and resource.
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another vote for collagevideo - good previews, deliver to us here and have stocked the family DVD collection with many Down Dog movies
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Old 08.01.2010, 15:40
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I am starting a new job and I am going to have to miss my yoga class ! I have been doing with the same instructor for 2x per week for the past 2 years and am very sad about this

My gym has yoga so I will start going there but I also want to get some videos to have in the house for when I cant make it into the gym (the times are not great for me!)

I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations for videos for an intermediate to advanced level yoga.

Thanks !
Just a thought but if you've been doing this twice a week for two years, I would have thought you'd be pretty good at it by now. Do you need videos?
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Re: Yoga Videos

This site is really great: http://www.yogatoday.com/

It used to be for free, but they're charging money now (I think the classes are worth it). Still, there's one free class per week.

If someone knows a good yoga/ pilates gym around Lausanne please let me know. :-)
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Re: Yoga Videos

You should try Sean Corne's DVDs and Mandy Ingber's DVDs. They're DVDs are meant to be very rigorous and they are very well-known yoga teachers in the U.S. Apparently Jennifer Anniston practices with Mandy Ingber . I'm sure you can find them on Amazon. I don't know where to preview any of them though--sorry about that!!
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Re: Yoga Videos

Baba Ramdev is one of the renowned yoga gurus in India, and has millions of followers in India and abroad (including myself).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramdev

Baba Ramdev has tons of free videos on youtube which are easy to follow, and are for beginners and experienced.
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Re: Yoga Videos

I got videos from the library as well as reading every review on Amazon. I bought lots and really only use 2 or 3 that really suited me - it may take a bit of trial and error for you to find ones that you love.

For hatha yoga - I use 'Learn Yoga' - it is an old video that has been re-released on DVD. There are 2 workouts - a 55minute Beginners and a 1.5 hour 'general'. Class. I love both - they take you through each pose and hold it long enough to really feel a stretch and increase strength. The beginners class is still a challange - especially if you have been doing yoga then you can adjust the pose to suit your ability.

For a more athletic workout I use Baron Babtiste's Journey into Power level 2. He has many DVD's but based on review I tried this one and love it! It is power vinyasa yoga - you will sweat and shake - but you feel great at the end. It is about 50 minutes long. the Level 1 is similar but shorter.

Some others that I do occasionally are by Rodney Yee. I don't have them here with me to tell you the exact ones but one is 'intermediate' and the other is a Power Yoga. He is good - but I often find he talks a bit too much and I lose focus.

I've tried Anna Forest (too strange for me), Shiva Rea - too 'arty' Brian Kest - good but I just preferred the Baron.

I've also done a few Ashtanga classes and have the John Scot and David Swensen DVD's. Since Ashtanga is a set sequence there isn't much difference. I've only watched these as I haven't practised ashtanga enough to go through the sequence as quickly as they do. I needed to pausse the DVD too much. I think for Ashtanga its best to go to a class and once you know the sequence you don't actually need a DVD anyway.

If you find any that you really like please let us know
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Re: Yoga Videos

Just wanted to say thanks for the thread. This is a question I have been pondering subconsciously for some time, and it's great to hear what people have tried and liked.
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Re: Yoga Videos

I really like Richard Freeman's Primary and intermediate Ashtanga yoga video's when you feel like a strong class. You can buy them on http://www.soundstrue.com and download them direct. There are also other yoga teachers offering audio downloads on this site such as Sean Corn who is also a great teacher. Other teachers Kino McGregor, Simon Borg-Oliver. Hope this helps
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Re: Yoga Videos

I'm another Rodney Yee fan. He does talk a bit much, but mostly he is talking about how to tweak the posture to move deeper into it. I find that helpful in making sure I am doing the posture correctly and getting the most benefit from it.

Shiva Rea is good, but she is rather "artsy," and can become a little too "third eye and heart chakra" for my practice. But my sister, a trained yogi, swears by her.

My favorite yoga video of all time is Ali McGraw's video, but as far as I know, it is no longer available. If anyone finds it, please let me know! I need to replace mine.
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Old 01.07.2012, 19:22
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Re: Yoga Videos

There's no substitute for the guidance of a good yoga teacher in person, but when that's not an option, I've been really pleased with the site: http://www.yogaglo.com

It's 18 USD a month and has large selection of on-demand classes, sorted by time, level, style, etc. I've even used it on holiday with an iPad -- nice to have an instant yoga class on demand.
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This site is really great: http://www.yogatoday.com/

It used to be for free, but they're charging money now (I think the classes are worth it). Still, there's one free class per week.

If someone knows a good yoga/ pilates gym around Lausanne please let me know. :-)
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