Yoga with Melissa Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 376 Heart Stabilization Series: Hatha Yoga for Healing

March 24, 2017 Advanced Yoga Class
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Hatha Yoga for Healing We tend to tighten our bodies in response to the painful experiences in our lives whether they be physical, emotional or psychological. As we open to the sensations in our body through our hatha yoga practice, as we turn towards our emotions and the thoughts in our minds and we gradually […]

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Yin Yoga for Beginners with Maris Aylward of Yoga Upload: Yoga with Melissa 375

March 17, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga for Beginners Our guest teacher today is Maris Aylward, creator of the YouTube channel Yoga Upload. This is a 45-minute yin yoga class for beginners. The yin practice, sometimes called deep stretch, is a more passive form of yoga. We stay in the poses for a few minutes to target the deeper connective […]

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Yoga with Melissa 374 Heart Stabilization Series: Take One Seat

March 10, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Take One Seat If you feel like you are running nowhere in every direction, this class will give you permission to stop and take one seat. This hatha yoga class allows you to take one seat and create the compassionate space that allows for the arising of all things, the sorrows, loneliness, shame, desire, regret, […]

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Yoga with Melissa 373 Heart Stabilization Series: Ahimsa

March 3, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Ahimsa or Nonviolence Ahimsa, the first yama or ethical observation of Patajnali’s Yoga Sutras is often translated as “non-violence” or “nonharming.” All day long we tend to act in subtle and not so subtly aggressive ways against our experience. We are constantly in conflict within ourselves. We resist our lives from our emotional landscape, to […]

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Yoga with Melissa 372 Heart Stabilization Series: Settling Into our Bodies and Connecting with Our Hearts

February 24, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Heart Stabilization Series : Part 1 In our world I am noticing a huge sense of dis-ease, unsettling, overwhelm and a need for deep healing. This brand new series is designed to hold the space to connect with our hearts in a supported and grounded way for deep and nourishing healing. The series begins with […]

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Yoga with Melissa 371 Moving at the Speed of Our Bodies, Find Your Still Center

February 17, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Find Your Still Center We live in a world of endless activity that tends to pull us away from our still center. From the minute we wake up in the morning our cell phone is in our hands and we begin the endless scrolling through social media and rushing through our days. Rarely in our […]

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45 Minute Yoga Flow Class for Beginners : Yoga with Melissa Episode 370

February 10, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga Flow for Beginners Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Melissa, Christina D’Arrigo from ChriskaYoga. This is a 45 minute yoga flow class for beginners by our guest this week, Christina from ChriskaYoga! If you are looking to try a yoga flow class at the beginner level, then this video will be […]

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Yoga with Melissa 369 How to Balance in Chair Pose, Awkward Pose or Utkatasana

February 3, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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How to Balance in Chair Pose Members I recommend that you do the connective tissue class for feet before this class and remember we are doing a 28 day challenge with this for Fascia February in our Membership Community David Whyte says : “to be courageous means to seat our feelings deeply in our body […]

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Yoga with Melissa 368 Moving at the Speed of Our Bodies, Yoga for Stillness, Relief from Nervous Agitation

January 27, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa 368 Are you exhausted, worn out, spinning your wheels, going in every direction, multitasking without getting results, anxious, restless, tense, nervous, fearful, agitated, sleepless, or a bundle of nerves? Then this class from our moving at the speed of your body series is for you. “Out of deep stillness, movement is created.” […]

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Yoga with Melissa 367 How to Balance in Hasta Padangusthasana or Standing Hand to Big Toe Pose

January 20, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Standing Hand to Big Toe Pose Today we are continuing our balancing series, with a continued focus on our vestibular, proprioceptive and visual systems. Proprioception means your skin, muscles, and joints all contain sensory receptors (proprioceptors) that are sensitive to stretch or pressure in the surrounding tissues. It helps your brain recognize where your body […]

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