Power PraiseMoves DVD:  The Christian Alternative to Yoga
Released December 1, 2009

About Power PraiseMoves:

Thousands of women have found a faith-building Christian alternative to yoga in Laurette Willis’s previous DVDs, PraiseMoves and 20-Minute PraiseMoves. Now, the Power PraiseMoves DVD adds a new dimension to Laurette’s exercise program, a dimension that will attract those who

  • are ready to take their PraiseMoves® workout to a new level
  • are looking for a physically challenging Christian alternative to yoga
  • are specifically interested in a flowing, high-energy workout without the spiritual dangers of “power yoga.”

A 40-minute power workout and a longer 50-minute workout are enhanced by shorter segments for warm-up and for abs strengthening and toning—more than 120 minutes total—and a bonus booklet features photos and descriptions of PraiseMoves postures.

Exercise enthusiasts will be delighted as they increase their flexibility, lose weight, ease stress, and nurture their prayer life and Scripture knowledge. A superb source of whole-person health and rejuvenation for believers’ daily walk with God.

My Thoughts:

I was very excited about this DVD when I heard about it.  I love yoga, but have yet to find the perfect yoga DVD workout for me.  Some workouts I’ve tried I haven’t liked the instructor, others went too fast for me, assuming I knew what I was doing.  But Power PraiseMoves is a yoga workout DVD I really like!

There are slower workouts for beginners and maybe people who are injured and need to move into the stretches slowly, then there is the power workout which is the stretches and positions in faster succession, and then the more ab-focused workout.

Be warned that this DVD isn’t as stylized as some workout DVDs – there aren’t a lot of fake smiles and girls with perfect bodies.  The instructor is Laurette Willis, and she looks like any normal-looking (lol) woman, someone you can relate to.  She is easy to follow and I loved that she gives you scripture verses to meditate on while doing the stretches.  I’m always up for new opportunities to learn scripture!

I’m not really worried about the spiritual aspect of regular yoga for myself, but I did enjoy this “alternative” and will definitely be enjoying it in the future when I want to stretch and relax.   I recommend the Power PraiseMoves DVD for anyone who enjoys a relaxing or challenging yoga workout and Christians who want something different from traditional yoga workouts.  :-)

***Special thanks to David P. Bartlett – Print & Internet Publicist – Harvest House Publishers for sending me a review copy.***


Laurette Willis, the founder of PraiseMoves®, is a Women’s Fitness Specialist and certified personal trainer, as well as a popular keynote speaker and an award-winning actor and playwright. She has produced the videos PraiseMoves™ and 20-Minute PraiseMoves™ and written BASIC Steps to Godly Fitness.

Visit the author’s website.

Product Details:

List Price: $16.99
Actors: Laurette Willis
Directors: Josh Atkinson
Format: NTSC
Region: All Regions
Number of discs: 1
Studio: CT Videography
DVD Release Date: December 1, 2009
Run Time: 120 minutes
ASIN: 0736928456


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2 Responses to Power PraiseMoves DVD Review (With Video Clip Preview!)

  • This looks great! Thanks for the review, I’ll have to look for this DVD.

  • Thanks for reviewing this! I have to be honest, I’ve heard of this before but was a little hesitant-I wanted to hear how it was from someone not affiliated with it before trying it. Seems like it would be good to have something positive while trying to get back in my groove after childbirth.

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