July 02, 2005 14:43 ET

Gaiam to Create Strong Presence at IDEA World Fitness Convention

BROOMFIELD, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 2, 2005 -- This year at the IDEA World Fitness Convention in Las Vegas, which begins July 5, internationally renowned yogi, Rodney Yee, will start the morning with Sunrise Yoga at Spring Mountain in the Red Rock Canyon on July 7 at 7 AM. Yee is known to millions through the instructional videos and DVDs he has created with Gaiam, a leading media and lifestyle company. Two other Gaiam instructors will be at the convention: Cameron Shayne, best-known for teaching his mix of martial arts and yoga to such celebrities as Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston and many others, will demonstrate the Budokon method he created on July 7 at 1:00 PM. Ana Caban will lead a special Pilates class for pregnant women in Spanish July 7 at 8:15 AM.

Yee, Shayne and Caban will be signing books and DVDs at the Gaiam booth, #340 at the convention. Gaiam will also be presenting the revolutionary POWERbreathe, a new breathing enhancement apparatus that increases lung capacity. It is used by top athletes, including British Olympic and Rugby Teams, both of which improved their time trial performance by as much as 4.6%. POWERbreathe is expected to greatly affect the future of U.S. sports and fitness training.

About Gaiam

Gaiam, Inc. (NASDAQ: GAIA) is a multi-channel lifestyle media company dedicated to providing solutions for the many facets of healthy, eco-conscious living, Gaiam has earned its place as the market leader with award-winning mind-body health programs, the highest-quality certified 100% organic cotton furnishings and apparel, renewable energy solutions and more. For more information about Gaiam, please visit, or call 1-800-869-3603.

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