Rea Creative Core + Lower Body
beautifully produced and helpful
DVD, Shiva Rea Creative Core + Lower
Body comes hard on the heels of the
success of world renowned Yoga
previous Yoga DVDs,
including Creative Core Abs...
HOW WONDERFUL IT WOULD BE for seekers of life improvement to be able
to access their life energy in a creative, dynamic way so that they can live
the life that is their full potential and that is what Shiva Rea aims
to achieve with her fantastic DVD, Shiva Rea Creative Core + Lower Body.
A strong core means more than flat abs. In her introduction she also tells you
how you can to tone your body so that you play the music inside you, but with
excellence. The Creative Roots section of the DVD explains how you can tone
up, strengthen and increase your flexibility and endurance while calming the
spirit and soothing the mind.
Demonstrating a creative way to strengthen one's core without tedious 'ab' exercises,
Shiva focuses on both the core and the lower body, using graceful yoga-based
movements that will help tone the body, stimulate a healthy heart and ignite
your inner fire.
Flowing gracefully from one pose to another, the exercises help strengthen the
belly, hips, thighs and lower back, filling you with vital energy. Grounded,
while remaining quick, light-hearted and effective; this core programme should
fast become everyone's favourite way to work out.
Following the success of her previous yoga DVDs, this is a brilliant workout
for anyone wishing to improve their torso, abs and core while invigorating themselves
and their life with the empowering spirit of yoga.
Amid the beautiful, peaceful surroundings of Limahuli Garden on Kauai, Hawaii,
that is so conducive to relaxation, Shiva Rea uses yoga positions and controlled
breathing to demonstrate how you can help improve not only your body but also
These movements will help you to create a powerful strengthening of the lower
body and lower back Shiva is very meticulous with her descriptions of
the positions and works towards "feeling the flow". She explains how to relieve
stress on the body, urging you not to progress until you have followed and mastered
the first phase and feel steady. You should, Shiva says, "feel yourself grounded
and flowing with vital energy" and if you need to adjust your body for comfort,
you should do so.
As usual, Shiva ends her programme with Shavasana a deep relaxation where
you can feel the circulation of your life energy and allow your mind to rest
in your heart. The delightful music on the DVD is from a range of music from
Shaman's Dream, Carlos Torres and Daphney Tao and Matt Pazonak.
The makers of the DVD are not providing medical guidance so issue an importance
notice drawing your attention to the following advice: Due to the differences
in individual physical condition, you should consult a doctor before starting
any fitness programme. If you experience pain or discomfort during any exercise
routine, you should consult a doctor immediately. And that said, with care and
consideration for your body, the benefits to your body and your well-being could
The fantastic Shiva Rea Creative Core
+ Lower Body DVD will be released on 15 September (2008), courtesy of Acacia,
with a RRP of £14.99.
"Transformative… fun, with nary a crunch in sight" Body + Soul
"How wonderful it would be for seekers of life improvement to be able to access
their life energy in a creative, dynamic way so that they can live the life
that is their full potential and that is what Shiva Rea aims to achieve
with her stunning DVD, Shiva Rea Creative Core And Lower Body"
About Shiva Rea
With more than ten years teaching experience, acclaimed instructor Shiva Rea
is a leader in the field of Prana Vinyasa Flow Yoga and Yoga Trance Dance. She
began exploring the ancient techniques at the age of fourteen and her studies
into Tantra, Ayurveda, Bhakti, Kalaripayattu, world dance and somatic movement
have infused her approach to living yoga and embodying the flow.