Take It From Me: Yoga By The Dozen Review & GIVEAWAY (closed)

June 28, 2011

Yoga By The Dozen Review & GIVEAWAY (closed)

Yoga By The Dozen “promotes a healthy lifestyle for kids through their highly acclaimed Yoga By The Dozen DVD and their complete line of lifestyle products for yoga!”
Yoga by the Dozen
(From a Press Release) “Discover an exercise that fosters respect, coordination, and self-confidence for kids! It’s Yoga, of course! Children are natural yogis because of their ‘in the moment attitude’. Yoga nourishes their mind, body and spirit and paves the way for a life-long tradition of health and fitness. ‘Yoga By The Dozen’ DVD is a fun, interactive children’s yoga video, designed especially for kids ages 2-6. JoAnna and her 12 friends demonstrate a ‘dozen’ fundamental poses that will introduce your children into the exciting world of Yoga.”
I received a copy of the raved Yoga By The Dozen DVD and was able to try it with a handful of kids ranging in ages from 4 to 7. We were all very excited to experience the new and exciting DVD and to see the kids try out their yoga skills! I have to say that JoAnna Ross, the yoga instructor, definitely has a way with kids and of teaching in an enjoyable way which children respond positively to! Her 16+ years of experience in yoga and dance really shine through! I really liked all of the different poses she taught, the lessons on positive thoughts and actions, as well as the cute little song at the end! One thing that I think would have helped with the DVD is if they slowed down the steps and the instructions. It was obvious that the kid “helpers” were familiar with the yoga routine, but the children that I had doing the DVD at our house had never seen any of poses or moves before and had a difficult time keeping up. They all still did a very good job and enjoyed themselves during the DVD, but I think they would have been able to really take in the positions and learn things better if JoAnna were to slow down everything.
Overall it was a great DVD—fun, exciting, interactive, promoted good health, positive attitudes, and more! We will definitely be using it over and over at our house!
Just look at these Key Benefits of Yoga By The Dozen:
- Increased cognitive and motor skills
- Confidence, courage and self-esteem
- Balance and coordination
- Memory retention and concentration
- Nurture creativity and self-expression
- Respect for themselves and each other
Another thing I thought was cute was the creative and colorful t-shirts the kids were wearing on the DVD and which are also available for purchase on the website. They have great yoga catch phrases to remind us what body parts we use for different actions such as "breathe" for our lungs and "love" for our hearts!
You can also find yoga mats with cute little hand and feet prints that provide a guide of where your children’s hands and feet go during some of the yoga moves and of course carrying bags to carry the mats around are also available for purchasing.
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I was not compensated for this review. I receive product(s) for free so that I can provide my insight and experience. These are my honest opinions. Your experience may vary.

41 comments :

  1. This is great! I love doing yoga, but find it hard to incorporate my kids with it. My daughter does gymnastics and this would be great for balance and coordination! Pick me! =)

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  8. I would like to win this for my niece so we can include her 3 year old when we do yoga outside of our classes.
    Plus I'm still learning, so this might be just my speed!

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  16. I would love this so my son and I can do yoga together!

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  21. This looks like something all the kids would love to do even the baby. I enjoy things that the whole family can participate in. I can see Yoga being a great thing for after breakfast or even before bed as a calming thing.

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  29. This is awesome! I love fitness and my kids would love to do this!
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