GaiamTV

Pros
  • Includes big-name instructors
  • Access to other fitness, wellness programs
  • Compatible with many devices
  • Wide variety of classes, styles, special sessions
Cons
  • Some videos are dated
  • Only three difficulty levels

Our Sources

Gaiam TV Review, April 25, 2013

This review praises how easy it is to find particular videos by particular instructors on GaiamTV, and says the site is easy to navigate and browse by category too. It also notes the videos' thorough descriptions. The user did have some technical issues, however.

Review: GaiamTV, May 29, 2012

This thorough review praises GaiamTV for its ease of use and variety of choices for all fitness levels. But the reviewer wishes she could filter out some titles or teachers, and says the link to the Gaiam store is distracting.

Best Sites for Online Yoga Videos, June 12, 2013

Ann Pizer, the About.com guide to yoga, includes GaiamTV in this roundup's picks for best online yoga. It notes the "extensive catalog" of yoga and other workout videos, including Rodney Yee's body of work. No cons are noted.

Websites That Offer Free (or Dirt-Cheap) Yoga Classes, May 17, 2013

This roundup praises GaiamTV's catalog of "actual yoga DVDs" that includes big-name instructors. It also notes the free app for iPad or iPod. No cons are noted.

Online Yoga: 10 Sites for Streaming Yoga Classes, Oct. 29, 2013

This roundup notes the breadth and depth of Gaiam TV's offerings as well as its high-profile instructors. The short blurb does not name any cons.