Choosing a Yoga DVD

re you thinking of buying a Yoga DVD to supplement your studio yoga practice? If so, choosing the right one can be a bit overwhelming, given the wide variety of choices offered at your local book or video store.

[post-img]One of the best ways to decide which Yoga DVD to purchase is to base your choice on your own exercise abilities and goals.To help you in making the decision on which Yoga DVD to purchase, you might want to consider the following questions:

How healthy are you?
Even though yoga may appear to be a gentle practice, you still need to make sure that you are physically able to practice the type of yoga that you’re interested in. Have you had any recent injuries, chronic aches or pains? Do you have a heart condition? Before beginning a yoga practice, it is always a good idea for you to check with your physician so that you have a better idea of what form of yoga can help you reach your goals.

What do you hope to achieve with a yoga practice?Are you seeking an alternative to a more stressful exercise regime? Perhaps your physiotherapist has suggested a gentle yoga that will help you stretch tight muscles or joints? Or maybe you would like to supplement your practice at home to maintain your physical and mental health. Whatever your reasons are, you need to take into account your current exercise regime and your future goals when making a decision on which Yoga DVD to buy.

How can you decide which form of yoga is appropriate?
The internet is a marvelous tool for finding out more about the different types of yoga. You can take a visual tour of the various forms of yoga by researching them online.

At YogaHub TV, you will be able to browse through a number of yoga sessions being led by some of the nation’s top yoga leaders. Your Public Library also has a wide variety of Yoga “how to” books and DVDs that you can borrow. By learning as much as possible from these sample demonstrations, you will be able to make a more informed decision about what form of yoga will best suit your exercise goals.

Before purchasing your Yoga DVD, remember to assess your current health status and future goals, and invest some time in researching the various forms of yoga so that you will be able to choose a Yoga DVD that will best suit your needs.