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Gaiam and Trudie Styler Provide a New Twist on Yoga With Trudie Styler's Weight Loss Yoga

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam, Inc., the leading distributor of lifestyle media and fitness accessories, today announced the release of Trudie Styler's Weight Loss Yoga. This is the sixth DVD release in the Trudie Styler mind body and fitness series featuring actress, producer, and environmental activist, Trudie Styler and her personal celebrity trainer, James D'Silva.

Differentiating itself from past Trudie Styler titles, Trudie Styler's Weight Loss Yoga works to create a strong mind-body connection meant to help viewers become more aware of what they eat and how it feels to be full.  This additional component to the DVD creates an awareness that consumers can use to build a healthier, more stress-free lifestyle and attain their weight loss goals.

"Trudie Styler has always been an accomplished and avid yoga practitioner," said William S. Sondheim, Gaiam President. "With this DVD, she and James D'Silva provide a fresh perspective on yoga specifically for weight loss that encourages viewers to embrace a healthier lifestyle through exercise and a cohesive diet plan."

Trudie Styler's Weight Loss Yoga offers four unique workouts that will help you achieve healthy and permanent weight loss while transforming the body from the inside out. The workouts include:

    --  Yoga Conditioning for Weight Loss features many traditional standing
        yoga poses to cleanse and strengthen, promoting a leaner, stronger and
        more energetic body.
    --  Total Body Yogaexpands on the previous routine by adding more of a
        challenge to work all the major muscles and build upper body, lower body
        and core strength.
    --  Yoga Abs is a 15 minute routine that concentrates on strengthening the
        core muscles, while trimming the waist line and improving posture and
    --  Chair Yoga is an easy-to-follow routine, perfect for those new to yoga
        or easing back into the practice.
    --  There is also a bonus AM Yoga downloadable workout with James D'Silva.

Additional bonus features include an interview with Trudie shot at the Lake House, the beautiful English estate Trudie shares with her husband Sting.  In this segment, Trudie not only shares her tips for living a healthy lifestyle, but she also provides a 12-minute bonus meditation practice that can fit into any hectic schedule. There is also an interview with Dr. Alejandro Junger, author of the best-selling diet detox book Clean. And finally, as an extra bonus, viewers will be able to visit the Gaiam website to download some healthy and easy-to-follow recipes from Trudie and Sting's personal chef, Joseph Sponzo.

Gaiam's Trudie Styler mind, body and fitness series has been widely popular. The series has been featured on NBC's "Today," "The Rachael Ray Show," "Martha Stewart Show," "Access Hollywood," and in numerous print outlets including Elle, Haute Living, Yoga Journal, Harper's Bazaar, and more.

The DVD will be available March 1, 2011 online and in retail stores wherever DVDs are sold.

About Trudie Styler

Trudie Styler is an actress, film producer, director, human rights activist, environmentalist, organic farmer, and UNICEF Ambassador.  In 1988, Trudie and her husband Sting started the Rainforest Foundation, an organization devoted to protecting rainforests and their indigenous peoples. Trudie's charitable works for human rights and the environment have been recognized by many award-giving bodies. As an Ambassador for UNICEF, Trudie is committed to working to improve the lives of impoverished and exploited children all over the world.  In 1990 Trudie and Sting moved to Lake House in the English countryside and, determined to raise their children on a fresh and healthy diet, set about converting the 200 acres of farmland to organic status. Trudie's passionate concerns for the environment and human rights motivate many of her career choices, and are reflected most clearly in her documentary films and fundraising activities


Gaiam, Inc. (Nasdaq: GAIA) is a leading producer and marketer of lifestyle media and fitness accessories.  With a wide distribution network that consists of 67,000 retail doors, over 12,500 store within stores, a digital distribution platform and more than 10 million direct customers, Gaiam is dedicated to providing solutions for the many facets of healthy and eco-conscious living. The company dominates the health and wellness category and releases non-theatrical programming focused on family entertainment and conscious media. In addition Gaiam has exclusive licensing agreement with Discovery Communications and other licensing partners.  For more information about Gaiam, please visit or call 1.800.869.3603. 

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