File Size: 800 MB
Instructional, informative, and inspirational, this DVD is designed to teach yoga to teenagers. This DVD is professionally produced and features four teenagers in a one hour instructional class with eight topics, plus a 30-minute yoga practice, and a special interview section with teens. Practice along with the four teenagers who appear in this DVD and experience a mixture of challenges, good instructions, and relaxation true to the tradition of yoga. Benefits of the poses, reminders and Sanskrit names of the poses are included. Yoga 4 Teens with Christy Brock is perfect for teens interested in learning about the powerful practice of yoga,parents of teenagers and anyone interested in conducting a teen yoga class.
Yoga For Teens
An added component to this video is the 31.5-minute Practice Class session. Here Christy participates with two of her teenaged students, this time with the assistance of voiceover instruction. The Practice Class is basically a slightly abbreviated, faster moving version of the Instructional Class: there is no on-screen information, no modifications are shown, and some of the poses are performed in more flowing series (such as locust to bow to down dog to camel and repeat). In addition, Christy inserts a number of more advanced postures into this session, including handstand, warrior 3, headstand, and dropback into full wheel. It seems that she is relying on the idea that even teenagers who are new to yoga are likely to have the strength and flexibility to be able to access these more challenging postures eventually, which may or may not be the case. The 3-minute A Closer Look segment consists of individual interviews with Christy and her young participants in which they discuss their yoga practice. Finally, the short Do’s and Dont’s segment offers some general on-screen tips for practicing yoga. Overall, this is a well-done video that is likely to appeal to its target audience; it would also be perfect for adult practitioners looking to share their love of yoga with their children.