Power yoga is a hybrid form of yoga that focuses on strength and flexibility in order to build fitness. If you want to try power yoga, check out this selection of books, DVDs and other helpful products to get started.
If you don't know where to begin, the Idiot's Guide series is always a good choice. In this book, Geo Takom introduces readers to a 20-minute power yoga workout. Lots of illustrations demonstrate correct positioning of each exercise and pose.
Gaiam Power yoga is a modified Ashtanga yoga routine that includes quick flowing, strength & flexibility poses. This includes 2 20-minute workouts for Beginners. The focus is on strength for arms, chest and back and flexibility and coordination.
Baron Baptiste is known as the founder of Power Yoga and has a variety of instructional DVDs for beginner through advanced level yoga practitioners.
Fitness instructor Karen Voight is back with a great power yoga workout. With 30 minutes of strength-building and 20 minutes of stretching, you get a whole body workout.
The popular fitness series offers an intense yoga workout that bothe beginners and more advanced exercisers can follow. Instructor Kirsten Strohecker provides instruction in poses from easy & some challenging.
Beryl Bender Birch, fitness program director of the New York Road Runners, along with her husband leads a power yoga workout geared toward increasing flexibility and endurance for runners.