DVD Review: Karen Voight: Yoga Power (2002)

August 16th, 2006 11:59 pm by mad mags

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four out of five stars

Karen Voight’s YOGA POWER is really two yoga workouts in one: Yoga Strength, which utilizes a number of challenging yoga poses to build strength and stamina; and Yoga Stretch, which consists of a series of gentle stretches to increase flexibility herunterladen.

The Yoga Strength segment is 30 minutes long, but you’ll be so focused on the poses that the time will fly by. This workout definitely isn’t for beginners herunterladen! I’ve been doing yoga – on my own – for a few years now, and consider myself an intermediate, but some of the poses are much too challenging for me tiptoi dateien. Even following Karen’s workout partner, who is the modifier, I have trouble balancing during unfamiliar poses. However, none of the exercises is impossible; I’m confident that, with practice, I’ll be able to master them German schlager download for free. The poses that Karen guides you through in Yoga Strength include Sun Salutation, Warrior 1 and 2, Upward Dog, Downward Dog, Down Dog Split, the Triangle Series, Plank, Side Plank, Awkward Chair, Dancer’s Pose, and Boat Pose herunterladen.

In contrast, at 20 minutes, the Yoga Stretch segment is slightly shorter. Unlike Yoga Strength, it’s also suitable for all fitness/skill levels amazon prime auf macbook herunterladen. The poses, performed primarily while sitting on the floor, are very gentle and forgiving. With Karen’s help, you’ll slowly stretch and relax all the body parts you worked in the first segment: your neck, shoulders, arms, back, hips, thighs, and legs rush wars ios. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that the neck stretches are simply divine! My only complaint with this portion of the workout is that some of Karen’s instructions are a little sloppy and confusing rahmen herunterladen kostenlos. Overall, though, this is an anomaly: for the most part, Karen is an excellent instructor.

As far as necessary equipment, you’ll need either a carpeted floor or a yoga mat, as well as two yoga blocks (but you can make do with one block, if that’s all you have on hand) herunterladen. A yoga strap is optional for the Yoga Stretch segment.

Enjoy your workout!

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