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Get fit with an Olympic gold medalist;
First DVD workout from America’s beloved ice skating and Dancing with the Stars champion


On DVD May 3, 2011

Celebrity trainer Erin O’Brien leads workout;
Featuring three fast and effective circuit workouts

SILVER SPRING, MD – The first workout from the beloved Olympic gold medalist, Kristi Yamaguchi: Power Workout, debuts on DVD from Acacia on May 3, 2011. A busy competitive athlete, wife, mother, and Dancing with the Stars champion, Kristi stays healthy, strong, and energized with this body-transforming circuit workout. Split into three 10-minute circuits, plus an abs and chest segment, this program will tone the whole body and burn major calories, while suiting even the most hectic of schedules ($16.99, Kristi remains one of the most popular athletes with the highest 2010 Q rating among female athletes and No. 6 overall.

Kristi and celebrity trainer Erin O’Brien have developed this incredibly efficient workout to blast fat and give you a lean, sculpted figure. It combines heart-pumping cardio blasts with strength-training moves that target all of the main muscle groups.

Kristi stays in championship shape with these exercises and now you can too. Power Workout will get you feeling fit and looking great in no time.

Kristi has been in the national spotlight since her 1992 figure skating gold medal. In 2008, she was the celebrity champion on Dancing with the Star. Kristi was also an on-air correspondent during the 2010 Olympics as well as appearing in the 2010 PBS documentary Faces of America.

Erin O’Brien has been working as a personal trainer and group exercise specialist for 20 years. She holds certifications in a variety of fitness disciplines. Her other Acacia DVDs include: Strong Body, Fit Body (Dec. 2010); Strong Body, Ageless Body; Prenatal Fitness Fix; and Postnatal Rescue. She lives in California with her husband, actor James Denton of Desperate Housewives.

Street Date: May 3, 2011
Approx. 53 minutes
SRP: $16.99
Equipment needed: light hand weights and a mat

In just five years, Acacia has become a leading distributor of original and award-winning yoga, fitness, and wellness DVD programming. Acacia’s workouts include exhale spa’s best-selling, critically-acclaimed Core Fusion series, Body by Bethenny with Bethenny Frankel, Tai Chi & Chi Gong Basics, Xtend Barre, Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout, Keeping Fit, Bollywood Dance, as well as upcoming workouts with fitness icon Kathy Smith. Acacia DVDs are available from select retailers, catalog companies,, and direct from Acacia at (800) 944-0474 or

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