Hi there! I've been doing Bikram yoga for almost eight years. I've done other forms of yoga as well. The one thing that I suggest is that if you are unfamiliar with yoga that you first take a few classes with a certified teacher. A teacher will help you with proper form and alignment; a dvd can't do this. Form and alignment are really crucial in yoga. You don't need to do the posture to the fullest extent, but you really do need to do it with the correct form and proper alignment. After you have some understanding of yoga, then you can try a dvd.
I like Bikram yoga because it gives you a really solid overall workout and there is no chanting nor do they attach any "spiritual" stuff to it. Unfortunately, there is only a Bikram cd; there is no dvd and you really need to have gone to a few classes before you try the cd.
So, I hope I'm not coming across as rude or snobby, but it's just that you really do need to be careful. A former co-worker of mine, who was extremely athletic, hurt himself trying yoga from a dvd. I have to think that he hurt himself because just didn't know how to do the posture properly.
Anyway, Spark People had a blog a couple weeks ago about a workout dvd called Skinnygirl's Workout. Apparently there is quite a bit of yoga in it and the instructors emphasized proper form and alignment. Here is a link to the article: www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=dvd_revie
I hope this helps.
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