"Hatha Yoga is one of the building blocks of the comprehensive lifestylechanges proven to reduce the frequency of angina, and improve blood flow to theheart. Meera's Big Yoga is an inspiration to plus-size patients who will find her adaptations of traditional yoga poses both invigorating and restorative." - Dean Ornish, M.D Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco - Bestselling author, "Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease" and "Eat More, Weigh Less"
"What makes yoga unique is its ability to change the body's physiology.Stress hormones contribute to excess weight and its damaging effects. Regular yoga practice, by relieving underlying stress, shifts endorphins, seratonin, melatonin, insulin, dopamine, and right-left brain functions, to assist in healing"
"With more and more people facing the challenges of being plus-sized, at last here's a video they can comfortably embrace. Yoga provides unique healing qualities documented to help prevent and reverse high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and other illnesses associated with excess weight. I highly recommend Big Yoga Hatha One." - Dr. Sandra Amrita McClanahan, author of "Surgery and Its Alternatives"
"I had never tried yoga before I watched the Big Yoga video the first time. The whole experience was calming and very life and body affirming. I heartily recommend this video for anyone new to yoga, or who feels uncomfortable in a traditional yoga setting. You'll really enjoy Big Yoga." -Jennifer Portnick, Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor - Feeling Good Fitness
"Meera Kerr's "Big Yoga" is a harmonious, easy to follow, safe and responsible adaptation of the classic Integral Yoga system of hatha yoga for people who are over weight. As a clinical yoga therapist I highly recommend it." - Nirmala Herzia BA,CYT, Certified Acupressure Therapist Integral Yoga Cardiac Specialist - Cedar-Sinai Hospital, Director, Integral Yoga Center of Los Angeles and author of "Dr. Yoga, A Complete Program for Discovering the Head-To-Toe Health Benefits of Yoga" published by Tarcher Penguin.
"With kindness and expertise, Meera Kerr shares not only her love of yoga but also some simple techniques which will entice anyone to get onto the yoga mat and start moving and breathing. What are you waiting for?" - Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., P.T., author of "Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times"
Big Yoga Students report....
"I have been studying Big Yoga for over a year. Meera creates a comfortable, suportive environment in which I can adapt the postures to my own abilities and can succeed at my own pace." - Marlyn Harrington, Big Yoga Student
"Meera's Big Yoga has been transformational for me. I've suffered with chronic back pain for many years, and I believe yoga has alleviated my pain dramatically." - Liz Giosa, Big Yoga Student
"The stretching and relaxing of yoga significantly reduced the pain of plantar fascitis, even after the first week of class. It feels so good to be able to walk again!" - Judy Covey, Big Yoga Student