If your gym’s yoga classes are packed, or if you hope to cultivate a daily practice at home, Yoga for Wii might be your best ticket to Nirvana this coming winter.No doubt, some yoga purists will be driven mad by Yoga for Wii’s distinctly Western a la carte approach to an ancient spiritual tradition. That’s because Yoga for Wii (www.yoga-game.com/) touches on multiple disciplines at the same time. It also includes tidbits of advice about eating right, the care and feeding of one’s chakras, and postures crafted to relieve back pain, arthritis, and headaches.
A supermodel whom I’ve never heard of, Anja Rubik, serves as your guide and guru in Yoga for Wii. (In case you did not know, life on the catwalk is extremely stressful.)
Animated characters demonstrate each posture, bending and stretching in cool-looking studio scenes and beneath giant statues and paintings depicting Buddha and others.
Yoga for Wii, due in November, is the first standalone Yoga title for the Wii, its developers say.Read more »