Included in yoga practice are ancient forms of meditation – often with the purpose to alleviate stress for participants by encouraging focus on the yoga poses and breathing techniques that are being practiced. By allowing one's mind to focus on the moment, it eliminates the possibility of worrying about other life occurrences and situations, promoting stress relief. However, since yoga focuses on mind-fullness, it can also lead to weight loss and a healthier lifestyle overall.
When beginning any exercise regimen, the first step is consulting a physician about one's ultimate weight loss goals and proposed plan of action. In order to avoid injury, individuals should begin with a beginners yoga program that incorporates a healthy diet. Beginners Dynamic Yoga Release Stress and Lose weight DVD/CD Set, instructs weight loss and beginner yoga poses that are safe and effective for the plus size set which includes a bonus meditation CD specially designed to provide the missing link - motivation.
With this bonus guided meditation CD one can listen to in the comfort of their home, participants are guided with meditation techniques for weight loss and stress reduction.
Individuals who can not physically perform yoga poses on the floor benefit from this DVD, as it incorporates exercises that can be performed while standing or sitting on a chair. Designed by a licensed rehab practitioner whose PBS TV show has aided in the weight loss and health gain of millions, this DVD focuses on relieving stress through physical activity. The modified poses that are included in this program are effective, yet appropriate for individuals who suffer from obesity, fibromyalgia, arthritis, COPD, and other health conditions that limit mobility.
Instructor Suzanne Andrews promotes the key components of yoga, which are energy, stress relief, and weight loss, throughout the video. Walking students through various basic poses, Andrews demonstrates poses that can be performed while standing or sitting in a chair. Before beginning each pose, the benefits of each movement and breathing techniques are explained. With 10-minute meditation rounds, this DVD is perfect for those who may not be able to complete an entire yoga workout but still wish to relieve stress and lose weight with the help of yoga. Based on medical yoga, Beginners Dynamic Yoga Release Stress and Lose Weight DVD/CD set combines mind health with physical wellness and is available Online at Amazon and other major online retailers. Learn more at