Total running time: 60 minutes
They say: For over 6000 years the benefits of Yoga have been enjoyed by many people all over the world. This film is a gentle introduction to Yoga and is suitable for beginners and for people of all ages.
If you are new to Yoga, this DVD is an excellent starting point. Trish Smyth takes us on a yoga journey showing us how to use the Yoga postures and breathing techniques to relax the body and the mind. Relaxing Yoga also includes a section on deep relaxation and concludes with a short visualisation.
Relaxing Yoga Features:
· Frequently asked Questions and Answers about Yoga
· Yoga Postures
· End Relaxation
Reviews - rated 4/5 based on customer reviews
The DVD starts with frequently asked questions, such as 'where to find a yoga class?', 'can anybody do yoga?' (yes it's for everyone, but she recommends if anyone has health problems to check with their doctor first). Other questions such as 'what do I wear to a yoga class?', 'how long before I notice the benefits?', 'how long is a yoga class?' (it lasts about 60 minutes on this DVD), are all answered thoroughly.
The participant is then taken through a relaxation routine, then the yoga postures with the advice to not push yourself. I feel inspired by the way that she explains how the postures benefit the body whilst doing them. There is also a visualisation, with some beautiful images on the screen. The bonus material includes an alternative nostril breathing exercise which is balancing.
I write this review as someone who can often be exercise resistant and I don't always find it very easy to comprehend exercise instruction – often running in the opposite direction! Relaxing Yoga has helped me to get more of a feel for yoga; I feel more grounded and relaxed in my body generally speaking. I am finding that I am suddenly compelled to do some stretching......more