This doctor-designed program of stress relieving yoga practices is professionally produced, clearly presented and packed with great features. Two 35-minute practices form the core of the DVD, with one practice for stress prevention and another for relieving stress. Both of these have the ability to be viewed in ‘practice mode’ with minimized verbal instruction and have the option to hold the poses for an extended duration with the built in timer option. An 8-minute pranayama (breathing) practice is included, along with a 6-minute guided relaxation and an 8-minute guided meditation practice. All of these features combined with Dr. Bell’s calm soothing voice and the tranquil background music make this DVD is a great resource to help reduce and manage our daily stress.
Timothy Burgin is a Kripalu & Pranakriya trained yoga instructor living and teaching in Asheville, NC. Timothy has studied and taught many styles of yoga and has completed a 500-hour Advanced Pranakriya Yoga training. Timothy has been serving as the Executive Director of YogaBasics.com since 2000. He has authored two yoga books and has written over 500 articles on the practice and philosophy of yoga. Timothy is also the creator of Japa Mala Beads and has been designing and importing mala beads since 2004.
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It's also helpful to realize that this body that we have, this very body that's sitting here right now in this room, this very body that perhaps aches, and this mind that we have at this very moment, are exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, and fully alive.
- Pema Chodron