Channel Your Strength! AcaciaTV makes fitness fun, affordable and available 24/7!

Unlimited, personalized workouts from top trainers cost less than one DVD a month

Aug 24, 2015, 14:30 ET from RLJ Entertainment, Inc.

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While the concept of online workouts may not be new, AcaciaTV aims to be the most fun and user-friendly. General manager Allison Rand says, "Your health is serious. Fitness doesn't have to be. Our aim is to remove any barriers that might keep someone from taking those literal first steps." This commercial-free, glitch-free channel offers more fitness options and costs less than its competitors. And now it boasts over 400 exclusive workouts from top trainers with new workouts being added each month. Monthly subscription options begin at $6.99 and max out at $49.99 for a year. For those tired of wading through the Internet or waiting through commercials, AcaciaTV members can be working out within moments of logging in; even more quickly than loading a DVD.  AcaciaTV offers members a private Facebook community featuring Fitness coach Alison Heilig and mind & body expert Kate Hanley for daily motivation and support. 

Other features include:

  • Free 10-day trial
  • Custom profiles that help each member find the best workouts for their interests and goals
  • Personalized calendar that helps plan and track workouts 
  • Online community to share progress and get advice from their team of expert trainers  
  • Workouts ranging from under ten minutes to over an hour
  • Workouts for all fitness levels covering strength, weight loss, yoga, barre and more
  • Easy access from all devices including Samsung Smart TVs, through Safari browsers on iPhones and iPads, and through the AcaciaTV Roku platform

The newest workouts, posting August 17th as part of the channel's re-launch, focus on yoga with celebrity yoga/Pilates expert and Health magazine columnist Kristin McGee, strength training with New York City fitness instructor Deazie Gibson, interval training with ReebokONE ambassador Gerren Liles, and cardio with Equinox instructor Amanda Young. Workouts include Cardio Core-Blast, Body Defining Calorie Blast, Hip Hop Cardio Calorie Burner, Power, Stability Ball Burn and Yoga for Weight Loss. Each is approximately 20 minutes long.

AcaciaTV's channel also includes workouts from many of the top fitness instructors in the country including multiple workouts from the world renowned yoga instructor Shiva Rea, the critically-acclaimed, best-selling Core Fusion barre series from exhale spa's Fred DeVito and Elisabeth Halfpapp, workouts from SparkPeople's top trainer Nicole Nichols, a beginner's workout from the leading kettlebell master instructor Paul Katami, fitness icon Kathy Smith, Bethenny Frankel and Olympic gold medalist Kristi YamaguchiPower Boxing Workout with Olympic medalist Marlen Esparza, and the first workout from popular brand R.I.P.P.E.D. The channel also features several workouts for exercisers over 50 with Ageless with Kathy Smith, Yoga to the Rescue with Desiree Rumbaugh, Arthritis Rx and Lisa Whelchel's Everyday Workout for the Everyday Woman.

Acacia has been a leading producer of original and award-winning yoga, fitness and wellness DVD programming since 2006. Acacia features fun, results-oriented workouts with consistently high production values and expert, authentic instruction. The Acacia Catalog offers quality products that promote healthy, joyful living. Acacia is owned by RLJ Entertainment.

RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) is a premier independent owner, developer, licensee, and distributor of entertainment content and programming in primarily North America, the United Kingdom, and Australia. RLJE is a leader in numerous genres including feature films and urban with distinct content via its owned and distributed brands such as Acorn (British TV), Acacia (fitness), Athena (documentaries), and Madacy (gift sets). These titles are distributed in multiple formats including broadcast television (including satellite and cable), theatrical and non-theatrical, DVD, Blu-Ray, digital download, and digital streaming.

Through Acorn Productions, its UK production arm, RLJE owns all rights to the hit UK mystery series Foyle's War and is developing new programs. RLJE owns 64% of Agatha Christie Limited, which manages the intellectual property and publishing rights to some of the greatest works of mystery fiction, including stories of the iconic sleuths Miss Marple and Poirot.

RLJE leverages its management experience to acquire, distribute and monetize existing and original content for its many distribution channels, including its branded digital subscription channels, Acorn TV, AcaciaTV, and UMC – Urban Movie Channel, and engages distinct audiences with programming that appeals directly to their unique viewing interests. Through its proprietary e-commerce web sites and print catalogs for the Acorn and Acacia brands, RLJE has direct contacts and billing relationships with millions of consumers. For more information, please visit

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