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Low impact Aerobics Exercise for Weight Loss

Dear Chair Dancing Fitness,

This program is absolutely awesome. I have tried umpteen different exercise programs. Sure I would see results -- minor results but only after a couple of MONTHS. Very hard to get motivated with such a slow show. Even joined Curves for a short spell and yeah I got some results -- after a while. But I found Jodi's Sit Down and Tone Up while googling some lower impact things -- and one of the Success Stories (Ann Heywood) truly helped make my decision to purchase -- she started on this volume and I thought if she got results - perhaps I could too.

I am 34 years old and started the program on 11/27/11 weighing in at 361.8 pounds - I did my measurements too because I know you cannot rely solely on the scale because muscle is more dense than fat. I wanted to do a session every day but as Jodi's tips say don't beat yourself up if you cannot achieve your unrealistic goals. Something is better than nothing. So it is Christmas Eve and I have done eleven sessions with Sit Down and Tone up I am actually proud of my progress and I have loss 1/4 - 1/2 an inch off my body and about 4 pounds!! And this is without going crazy with trying to diet on top of it. I just do my best with the food available and try to listen to my body when it says I am full even though sometimes my tastebuds say -- one more bite.

And for the FIRST time EVER I have results of toning in my upper thighs, upper abdomen, sides, backs of my arm, my actual back and my derriere.




I love your tapes. I have old VHS player and use the tapes everyday--I have all of them. I had both knee joints replaced and exercise and physical movement was very limited. I have been using your exercises and have made incredible improvement.

My question: are there plans in the works for any new tapes or DVD's?

I would love to have more.

Thanks for creating such a unique motivational tool.

"I started on Chair Dancing around February 6. I had gotten on the scale and was totally upset at what I saw. I made up my mind to start losing weight and get some exercise. Because I have had numerous right foot surgeries over the last two years the conventional exercises I can not do. These exercises really give you a workout without putting additional strain on my foot. I have changed my diet and since February 6th have lost 16 lbs. I am now very motivated because I see results that I never got before. I have just ordered two more DVD's so I can change up the routine and have some more fun. Thank you for these programs."

"I am a Senior, 83, but am young at heart and an active exercise person. I can't say enough about Chair Dancing® for any age."

- Glenna, 83, San Bernadino, CA

"Because I have arthritis in my feet, doing my exercise sitting down alleviates a great deal of stress on my feet. I am 67, and I expect to exercise until the end of my time. Your video is great for my future years."

- Eleanor, 67, Newark, NJ

"Chair Dancing® is safe, effective and fun for the young and healthy or aged and infirm. I will be recommending this program to my patients so that they may take advantage of it's physical and emotional benefits."

- J.G. Millstein, M.D. Ob/Gyn

"You can be proud of this concept which brings the cardiovascular benefits, flexibility, muscle tone, and the well being of a good aerobics workout to those whose hips, knees, ankles, or feet need a rest."

- B. Messinso, M.D. Orthopedic Sports Specialist

"Exercise is an important part of my weight loss program. Even when I'm not in the mood to exercise I always enjoy my Chair Dancing® workout."

- Jan, 48, Los Angeles, CA

"Jodi's videos are great to follow first thing in the morning to stay flexible and get the blood flow going when I know I won't have time to go to the gym. One of the things I really like is that they don't require much space or any lying down on the floor. They are so positive and cheerful that they make a GREAT start to the day ."

- Suuzen Ty Anderson, Esq., LawMarkets.com, San Diego, CA