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I’ve decided to join Zenward Yoga, because I think it’s the best yoga program for beginners online – and I’ve looked at a bunch of programs. One of my business partners here at My Favorite Deals has been (virtually) pounding me over the head about this because he’s an avid yoga practitioner, and he keeps telling me that if I start doing yoga it will help my flexibility and work on an injury that has really been bothering me (torn or pulled hamstring – hard to tell, but I spent all of September on the couch).
Then he pointed me to Zenward Yoga, a program offered by Mindvalley, which is an exceptional platform for very high quality personal development and self-improvement programs. I already own a number of programs from Mindvalley, so when my friend directed my attention to Zenward, I really couldn’t ignore it. I guess in some ways this post is becoming a bit of a Zenward Yoga review article, because I’m finding myself referring to a bunch of details that I feel you might also be wondering about.
So, the first thing I did was take a short diagnostic Q&A, which delivered the not-so-surprising statement that I was avoiding trying yoga because of time commitment. That was a bit of a zinger, because it’s almost like they know me. Well, in a way they do, because like I said, I already have a few programs from them! I’m not sure that by the time you read this if they will still have that introduction, because when I saw it, the program was still brand new.
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Anyway, then I spent a few days looking at how the Zenward Yoga program would be delivered, and how much time I’d need to commit to get some results. I don’t mean to sound unenthusiastic, but I have to tell you that in my experience, where I live during the summer months the only yoga program I have experienced was in a basement level of a fitness club lit by fluorescent lights, in a room with dull walls and a mauve carpet. Just completely non-inspiring. Furthermore, it was just a “class.” I hated it.
So, as I began picking my way around Zenward and seeing what they would be offering, my attitude began to soften a bit. Here’s why.
Classes are anywhere from 10 minutes to an hour – so there goes my excuse about not being able to find time!
As Vishen Lakhiani, founder of Mindvalley says in his introductory video about the program, “all you need is wifi and some space on the ground.” THAT works for me.
They have an online community of like-minded people sharing stories and inspiration. I like that, because I could sure use some encouragement sometimes. And other times I’m pretty psyched, and like to GIVE encouragement.
Their mission is to show us that yoga is for everyone, and I have to admit that for a long time I thought it was just for groovy people who already fit into the mold. Not so with Zenward. I feel welcome. The “host” of the program is Cecilia Sardeo who is a certified yoga teacher & Co-Founder of the Zenward program. Her enthusiasm is contagious, uplifting, and frankly, reassuring.
Now, keep in mind that the feeling of welcome that I have is also part of what makes Mindvalley such a wonderful company. I have always felt really good about them. It is one of the only platforms where I have consistently felt very good supporting and, let’s face it, spending my money.
Which brings me to the cost – Honestly, it doesn’t get any more affordable. It’s only pennies per day, seriously. You can join month-to-month and cancel anytime (this works very well for a lot of people), or save a little more and buy the year’s subscription – which is also pennies per day.
The month-to-month cost is only $19.99/month regularly (a bit less during their grand opening days, which I got it for at $12.99/month) – or, you can save a lot more by paying for a year up front for $167.88 (the regular price), or $96 during their grand opening – which equals $7.99/month.
I challenge you to find a bricks & mortar class for that price.
Which brings me to another point – and one that was of paramount importance to me. And, here is where I have to say it’s a little embarrassing for me to talk about, but – I don’t WANT to be seen by other people when I’m working on yoga. I’m very self-conscious about how I look, and if I have to be seen in a club or studio atmosphere, I freeze up. I just want to be able to learn on MY schedule, in MY living room.
And, after looking around at a bunch of other programs, I have to say that Zenward Yoga is pretty much hitting all the right buttons for me.
So, that’s why I’m joining. Finally – you may have seen this video before, but Mindvalley reminded me of this story, and I find it just incredibly inspiring. It’s about a guy named Arthur Boorman who had been told that due to injuries sustained as a paratrooper in the Gulf War, he would never walk unassisted again. Through the practice of yoga, and the guidance of his teacher Diamond Dallas Page (a well known WCW professional wrestler and founder of DDP Yoga), he proved the doctors wrong. And, by the way, he lost 140 pounds doing so. Check out this video, and get your tissues ready. At the time of me writing this article, more than 12.5 million people have watched this video.
Arthur makes me believe that I can do this, even with some aches and pains of my own. Then, if you are as inspired as I have been, please head over to www.Zenward.com to join me in their community. Let’s move forward in health and well-being together.
Thanks so much for reading, and here’s the link to learn more from the leaders of the the program who certainly will explain this far better than I can! Head over to ZenWard Now –>> http://www.zenward.com
(May 2016 UPDATE: I was so excited by this program that I DID join Zenward, and I paid for the program with my own money, with no special consideration or discount other than their grand opening price – I just wanted you to know that. Since then, I’ve become an affiliate for the Zenward Yoga program through MindValley, and I may earn a commission if you decide to purchase the program through our link here. If you do, you have my heartfelt thanks! Namaste!)