Namaste Yoga 318 Awakening Your True Self Series Attachment

by Dr Melissa West on February 12, 2016

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Attachment We continue our Awakening Your True Self Series this week with another mini series within our larger series. This mini series is on the five hindrances. The five hindrances are common mental states that arise in our practice and lives that can impede our practice. They have been observed and taught as part of […]

Is Yoga Safe for Osteoporosis

by Dr Melissa West on February 10, 2016

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Is Yoga Safe for Osteoporosis? Margaret wants to know: Hi — are the videos on your site safe for someone who has been diagnosed with osteopenia/porosis? Thank you. Dear Margaret, That question ultimately needs to be answered by you and your medical professional. Please visit your doctor and ask your doctor. What movements can I […]

Namaste Yoga 317 Awakening Your True Self Series: Equanimity

by Dr Melissa West on February 5, 2016

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Equanimity This week in our Awakening to Your True Self Series, we continue with the four Brahma Viharas. These translate as supreme states, desired dwelling, divine abiding, or our best home. They include loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. The brahma viharas or the four divine abodes are the teachings on the way we relate […]

My Six Life Changing Books of 2015

by Dr Melissa West on February 3, 2016

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My Six Life Changing Books of 2015 Here is a list of my favourite and more life changing books of 2016. These books will not have you doing more and producing more. In fact, most of these books will have you reflect on doing less. I begin with a book that lets you relax into […]

Namaste Yoga 316 Awakening Your True Self Series: Sympathetic Joy

January 29, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Sympathetic Joy This week in our Awakening to Your True Self Series, we continue with the four Brahma Viharas. These translate as supreme states, desired dwelling, divine abiding, or our best home. They include loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. The brahma viharas or the four divine abodes are the teachings on the way we […]

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My Morning Routine

January 27, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Melissa’s Morning Routine As I mentioned in a previous blog post on my most favourite life changing books, of 2016, the book that started off my year was Hal Elrod’s Morning Miracle. The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) In that blog post I told you I would share […]

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Namaste Yoga 315 Awakening Your True Self Series: Compassion

January 22, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Compassion This week in our Awakening to Your True Self Series, we continue with the four Brahama Viharas. These translate as supreme states, desired dwelling, divine abiding, or our best home. They include loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. The brahma viharas or the four divine abodes are the teachings on the way we relate […]

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Sleep and the Moon Phases

January 21, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Moon’s Effects on Sleep Hi Melissa. I´ve noticed something about my sleep when its full moon. I have trouble falling asleep and I wake up several times in the night. Is that normal and would you explain why it is so? Thank you Love from Rikke in Denmark;-) Stay tuned all the way to the […]

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Ayurvedic Tips for Shift Workers

January 19, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Shift Workers Today I have a question from our membership community in response to the posts I have been doing recently on the Best Time of Day for sleeping, eating, exercising etc. according to the Ayurvedic clock. Be sure to stay tuned all the way to the end so I can tell you where to […]

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Namaste Yoga 314 Awakening to Your True Self Loving Kindness

January 15, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Loving Kindness This week in our Awakening to Your True Self Series, we continue with the four Brahma Viharas. These translate as supreme states, desired dwelling, divine abiding, or our best home. They include loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. The brahma viharas or the four divine abodes are the teachings on the way we […]

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