It would be difficult, if not impossible, to find anyone as influential as Wai Lana in bringing yoga to the mainstream.
Wai Lana's internationally aired TV series continues to attract a huge audience and has played a key role in yoga's skyrocketing popularity. Famous for making it easy and effective, Wai Lana excels at making the ancient art of yoga a life-enhancing experience for anyone who practices along with her.
Wai Lana is not only a beautiful and charming modern-day yoga advocate but also a highly energetic and prolific artist. She has produced several yoga videos and DVDs for people of all levels, published books, designed kids’ products, recorded music and meditation albums, and produced and hosted nearly 200 half-hour television programs of yoga instruction. Wai Lana is one of the most well known yoga teachers in the world today. Her daily yoga TV shows are regularly watched by millions of people around the globe on five continents, including in the United States, where her shows appear nationwide on many PBS stations.
Along with co-directing and hosting her TV shows, Wai Lana also designs the colorful clothes and flower garlands she wears during production. She travels the world to shoot her projects in the world's most beautiful, pristine locations in order to create inspiring visuals for her audience. Instructing us from the breathtaking coastlines of California and Hawaii to the snow-capped mountains of New Zealand to the spectacular red rock deserts of Sedona, Wai Lana has become a favorite of viewers of all ages—from preschoolers to great-grandparents.
Well known by now are Wai Lana’s yoga exercise videos and DVDs. Her Easy Yoga Series is now available around the world in different languages, as is her second series, Hello Fitness Yoga. A third series, Fun Challenge, targets intermediate and more advanced levels. She has also recently released a new series called Yoga for Everyone.
In addition to the spectacular scenic backgrounds, all of Wai Lana’s productions feature beautiful, soothing soundtracks to help viewers relax and let go of stress while they exercise. Including many original vocal recordings of her own, Wai Lana’s yoga music has attracted an audience of its own.
The soundtracks from her yoga DVDs feature songs from the albums, Yoga Music of the Heart and Yoga Sound. These are just the first of several albums Wai Lana will be releasing in the category of New Age/Relaxation music.
Her exceptional exercise products are marked by their quality, durability, and fashionable designs. With her cushy Yoga & Pilates Mats, stylish yoga mat bags, body-sculpting exercise balls, or Fusion Fitness kits (which combine yoga and Pilates exercise with resistance training), Wai Lana is firm in her goal to bring people the best quality for the best prices.
Among Wai Lana's other recent endeavors is her Little Yogis line for children. Two lively, colorful DVD workouts combine live action, catchy songs, and playful cartoons to make yoga fun for kids. She also gives us her Daydream CD and DVD to help children calm down and rest with soothing sights and melodious sounds. Her Little Yogis card games and coloring books are also a delight for the family with hours of fun and games. An artistic accomplishment in itself, Wai Lana’s beautifully illustrated Fun Exercise book is filled with charming characters, funny jokes, playful activities, and secret surprises to get kids exercising and loving it. Add to that Wai Lana’s Fun Songs collection, which includes an unforgettable music CD (with a colorful lyrics book), 120-page activity book (full of crafts, mazes, games, and connect-the-dots), and her irresistible, newly-produced Fun Songs musical cartoon DVD, and you have a captivating compilation of fun, educational, and wholesome entertainment for the entire family.
Wai Lana also offers a complete line of environmentally-friendly yoga products for children, including her Little Yogis Stretch & Play Eco Ball, Eco Tote Kit, and Eco Mat. And for adults, her Wai Lana Green yoga and fitness products, made from all-natural, ecologically sustainable sources, provides people with products that are good for them and for the planet too.
Wai Lana has been a yoga practitioner and vegetarian for over twenty years, and her commitment to good health couldn’t be more evident than in the luscious, mouth-watering recipes she shares in her popular books, Wai Lana’s Favorite Juices and Wai Lana's Favorite Soups.
To the serene and warm-hearted Wai Lana, introducing people to a healthy yoga lifestyle is an important service to the global community. She has dedicated her life to this endeavor, and what began in a small way has grown very quickly.
Wai Lana has traveled the world for the past twenty years, working with dedicated professionals from different countries to produce the highest quality work in every field into which she ventures. This has earned Wai Lana unmatched admiration and made her a household name. Wai Lana’s popularity and recognition is certain to increase as she continues to make the practice of yoga easy and effective for millions more.