Tune in every morning this week to Oprah’s OWN Network and get a energizing jump to the day with Gaiam’s Wake Up Workout.
Every weekday morning at 6 a.m. and at 6:30 a.m. Gaiam, the lifestyle media company that creates and sells scores of yoga and fitness workout DVDs, will feature a 30-minute workout that will kickstart your day in an invigorating and restorative way.
From Rodney Yee’s Ulimate Power Yoga to Patricia Moreno’s Cardio Burn Yoga, each 30-minute session allows you to start your day with a cardio boost and an arsenal of mind-body techniques that will prepare you for the day’s stresses that lie ahead of you.
Here is the line-up for this week:
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I’m not a big fan of exercise classes: I feel like everyone else showed up an hour before I did to learn all the moves, so when class starts they instantly perform the choreography in perfect time while I’m stumbling around like an idiot, just trying to keep up. I’m embarrassed, uncomfortable, and confused, longing for the refuge of the weight room where I know what I’m doing.
If you are intimidated or self conscious, inside the gym or out, IntenSati may just be your saving grace. The new form of mind/body exercise from founder Patricia Moreno combines intense exercise with positive affirmations and motivational phrases designed to build your muscles and your confidence.
Moreno, a recovered bulimic and compulsive exerciser, developed the wildly popular program to bring people together for a truly well-rounded workout. At any given IntenSati class (if you can get in, there is usually a waiting list) you will join other exercisers sweating buckets, holding tough yoga poses or performing intense cardio bursts while shouting “I am strong!” and “I will succeed!”
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