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DVD Review: Trudie Styler's Warrior Yoga

DVD Review: Trudie Styler's Warrior Yoga

Although I enjoy practicing yoga in my living room, I rarely have the time — and to be honest, the discipline — to complete a whole 90-minute session alone. For those reasons, I really enjoyed the DVD Trudie Styler's Warrior Yoga ($15). The full practice is 50 minutes long, and the verbal instruction is so professional and specific it felt like a private lesson. Although yoga enthusiast Sting is her hubby, Trudie invited celebrity fitness guru James D’Silva to help lead this video. His unbelievably calming voice coupled with the gorgeous backdrop of Trudie and Sting's eco-friendly Tuscan villa inspired me to move with strength and serenity.

Warrior yoga is a type of vigorous Vinyasa yoga, where postures flow one into another. I like how D’Silva repeated the same poses a few times, holding each one for a breath, so you could feel your body opening deeper every time. The sequence included challenging poses that targeted opening commonly tight areas of the body including the hips, hamstrings, lower back, and shoulders.

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This video set a spark under my already burning fire for yoga. I've reviewed many yoga DVDs, and this one is definitely top on my list of faves. It included all the essential aspects of yoga — attention to breath and moving with strength and control, a variety of postures to target all areas of the body, repetition of postures to deepen your stretch, and awareness of the connection between your mind and body. By the end, I felt calm yet energized, and I was covered in sweat, so I know I worked my body well. Beginners and advanced yogis will love this video, and I know it'll be one I can come back to over and over again. You can order yours from Gaiam.

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taralynnem taralynnem 6 years
If you have a Netflix account it's available there for rental. I just added it to my queue. The description sounds like the Namaste Yoga series on Fit TV which I love so I'm excited to try this. ~Tara
Beaner Beaner 6 years
I trust you Fit, so I'm def gonna order this! I need a good video to do at home when I can't make it to the studio.
Boricua Boricua 6 years
Yuck! What a silly, mushy, celebrity-gushing posting. "Eco-friendly villa" - Give me a break!
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