Pranamaya’s “Relax into Yoga” DVD Leads October’s Fitness Titles from BayView Entertainment
October’s fitness DVD releases from BayView include the latest from Pranamaya: “Relax into Yoga”, Yoga Journal’s newest title: “Desk Yoga Essentials”, and three entries in a new series: “Just b Live with Bernadette Giorgi.”
Street date: October 16, 2012 (prebook: September 11, 2012)
The Relax Into Yoga DVD from Pranamaya offers safe and simple practices for seniors, older adults, and people with health challenges. Based on the pioneering Yoga for Seniors teacher training—offered at Duke Integrative Medicine and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health—these practices combine the best of modern, evidence-based medicine with the ancient wisdom of the yoga tradition. Kimberly and Carol’s extensive experience has helped them to create safe, effective and enjoyable practices that are accessible to virtually anyone who can breathe. DVD highlights include: 4 Main Practices for varied levels of mobility: In bed, in a chair, standing and lying down; 3 Special Practices to build strength and stability, improve balance and promote relaxation; Includes Safety Guidelines presentation and large English subtitles for easy viewing; Props: Sturdy chair, Yoga mat, blanket and/or cushion. Kimberly Carson, MPH, E-RYT, is a yoga therapist at Oregon Health & Science University and she collaborates on many yoga and meditation research studies. Carol Krucoff, E-RYT, is a yoga therapist at Duke Integrative Medicine and author of several books including Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain. Running time: 178 minutes, BV9260, UPC: 609456992602, $24.99 srp
“Yoga Journal’s Desk Yoga Essentials" – Yoga Journal, one of the most trusted names in yoga worldwide, is proud to present an exciting new yoga DVD – Desk Yoga Essentials – that demonstrates how to feel better at work using simple techniques in five minutes a day. Doctors and physical therapists agree: taking regular breaks/stretches at work will improve posture and promote a healthy body. This DVD includes 15 two to three minute stretches to cultivate proper alignment, strengthen the entire body, increase flexibility and improve posture, and develop a calm and relaxed attitude. Use one segment in the morning and one in the afternoon to soothe muscle tension, boost circulation, and refresh energy. Registered yoga therapist Sienna Smith offers her seasoned approach to doing yoga at work and teaches techniques to improve posture while sitting and standing; dissolve tension at the base of the neck and shoulders; release hip tightness that contributes to low-back pain; open the carpal tunnel with finger and wrist exercises; and reduce stress and refresh the nervous system by increasing circulation. Suitable for all levels of fitness, no equipment needed. Running time: 40 minutes, BV0319, UPC: 094922403193, $14.99 srp.
Street date: October 30, 2012 (prebook: September 25, 2012)
Bernadette Giorgi’s Just b Live series – The Just b Live series is an innovative new series of DVD workouts that puts the viewer right into the studio with Bernadette Giorgi, the creator of the acclaimed Just b Method. These DVDs are the next best thing to taking a master class with Bernadette – each contains clear instructions and precise cuing for maximum results. Bernadette Giorgi is a certified Pilates and Fitness Instructor with a black belt in Soo Bahk Do Karate and has held national titles in forms and kick boxing. A former dancer with the Ballets Elan and Joffrey Ballet, Bernadette is a QVC-TV and Danskin Fitness Expert as well as the creator of the Just b Method.
“Just b Live: Ab Blast” - The Just b Live Ab Blast DVD presents a focused workout aimed at strengthening abdominals. Use an optional weighted ball or light hand-weight to help further engage the abdominals as well as to define and strengthen the entire core. A bonus Ballet workout is also present on this DVD, which is designed to give a total body workout focusing on toning legs and buttocks while working on coordination and balance. Running time: 83 minutes, BAY325, UPC: 874482003251, $19.99 srp.
“Just b Live: Pilates Express” - The Just b Live Pilates Express DVD contains three Pilates-based workouts – a Stability Ball workout, a Pilates Ring workout, and a Resistance Tube workout – designed to bring maximum fitness results in minimal time. These three pieces work together over time to create one of the most effective Pilates workouts available. Running time: 77 minutes, BAY326, UPC: 874482003268, $19.99 srp.
“Just b Live: Foam Roller Core Workout” - The Just b Live Foam Roller Core Workout DVD presents an intense program with creative ways to incorporate the roller for maximum results as the device intensifies core work by focusing on balance. A bonus Mat Sculpt workout is also present on this DVD, which is a quick-paced fusion of traditional Mat Pilates, Ballet, and essential stretches. Running time: 79 minutes, BAY327, UPC: 874482003275, $19.99 srp.
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BayView Entertainment, LLC, is America's number one independent distributor of fitness, wellness, dance and special-interest DVD releases. BayView has made its name by being dedicated to releasing only the best DVDs in each category from the most trusted names in the field. BayView has forged relationships with the top names in fitness and special-interest, including Retromedia Entertainment, Pranamaya, Yoga Journal Magazine and Black Belt Magazine, as well as performers and producers as diverse as Kathy Smith, Gilad, Tamilee Webb, Total Immersion, 8 Minute Abs, Scott Cole, Joyce Vedral and many others. BayView's DVDs are available throughout the country at fine retailers everywhere as well as all major online stores. BayView can be found online at www.bayviewentertainment.com