Publishers Weekly Red Star Review

In the Lifestyle Section of Publishers Weekly Though the power of Yoga to help reverse heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels-problems endemic to the overweight is well-established, the popular image of the rall-thin Yoga guru...

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Library Journal May 2010

Sometime during the popularization of yoga in the West, a mythic yogic body stereotype emerged. As yoga became more commercialized, it appeared to be only forthe slim, hyperlithe figures that permeated the media and studio instruction. "Big Yoga" pioneer Kerr joined...

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New Age Retailer

Meera Patricia Kerr, who began her personal journey into yoga as a college student in the groovy 60s, shows readers how to start and enjoy a yoga practice regardless of their size. With a sense of humor, she illustrates through photo essays of asanas that it is...

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Bella Online DVD Review

"For those who don't look like the traditional Yoga models." A few years ago I reviewed another yoga CD (Big Yoga - Hatha 1) by Meera Patricia Kerr and while the technique and instruction were good it wasn't really a beginner's exercise video. Big Yoga - Flexibility...

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Yoga Chicago DVD Review

Yoga Chicago DVD Review

If you or others you know have wanted to do yoga but are afraid to take a regular class because of your weight, age or lack of flexibility, heres an alternative way to try it out. In this DVD, Meera Pataricia Kerr, a full-bodied, middle-aged woman, takes the viewer...

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Booklist – DVD Review

Booklist – DVD Review

This yoga workout is "designed and adapted for the larger body." Full-figured instructor Meera Patricia Kerr stresses that yoga can improve insulin performance in diabetics, reverse heart disease and raise self esteem. She begins with chanting and eye exercises before...

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Big Yoga: Beginners Hatha I

Big Yoga: Beginners Hatha I

There's a negative head loop that many people who are overweight endlessly repeat: "I'm overweight so I can't exercise ...I don't exercise so I'm overweight." Watching hard bodies working out at the gym (or on DVD) doesn't necessarily help to stop the nasty mind...

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Yoga Journal – DVD Reveiw

The "Big Yoga" video was reviewed in the January 2004 issue of "Yoga Journal" in an article by Phil Catalfo. Here's brief excerpt from that article: "Kerr has a welcoming presence, just right for her audience. While she's cheery and encouraging, she simultaneously...

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Yoga Plus Magazine

Yoga Plus Magazine

"Big Yoga is an encouraging reminder that yoga is for everybody. This is no watered down practice. With the exception of wall and chair alternatives to sun salutations, the content is similar to what you'd find in any introduction to yoga. The key difference: Kerr, a...

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How Yoga Transforms Your Body

How Yoga Transforms Your Body

The Eastern practice of yoga has become a modern-day symbol of peace, serenity and well-being in the West. More than 20 million Americans practice yoga, according to the 2012 Yoga in America study, with practitioners spending more than $10 billion a year on...

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Yoga and Body Image

Yoga and Body Image

There is a new book that came out recently that I think you'll want to have a look at--it's called Yoga and Body Image.  This is a powerful subject, and I'm delighted people are talking about it.  I've been teaching Yoga for over 35 years, and as I got...

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