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Yoga for Beginners | Beginner Yoga: Absolute Beginner 1 hour | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 268

February 27, 2015 Beginners Yoga Class
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Absolute Beginners Today’s yoga class is designed for the absolute beginner. You can do this class if you have never done a yoga class before in your life. I will give you slow, easy to follow, step-by-step instructions and tell you exactly how to get in and out of each and every pose. Detailed instructions […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 252 | Yoga for Beginners | Beginner Yoga Breathing (60 mins)

November 7, 2014 Beginners Yoga Class
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Breath This beginner’s yoga class on breath teaches the fundamentals on breath. Quite simply we will explore inhalation, the breath in and exhalation, the breath out. Additionally we will stretch the container of the breath through yoga postures or asanas that open up the chest, back, side body and soften the belly. Finally we will […]

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Yoga for Beginners | 60 min Beginner Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 251

October 31, 2014 Beginners Yoga Class
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How far should I go? In this 1 hour beginner yoga class we will look at how far we should go in beginning yoga poses. If the physical sensation in your body is so strong that it is all that you are able to focus on, then even your beginning yoga routine and the most […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 250 |Yoga for Beginners | Beginner Yoga Intention (70 mins)

October 24, 2014 Beginners Yoga Class
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Today we are learning all about Intention/Sankalpa. This 71 minute yoga for beginners class will teach you about intention or sankalpa. This is gentle yoga with yoga exercises for beginners starting with a guided relaxation. We will begin by stretching your hips with beginning yoga pose keyhole stretch. Then we will stretch your hamstrings with […]

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Yoga with Melissa 201, Yoga for Your Nervous System, Benefits of Yoga Series

October 25, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Intermediate Yoga Class Your central nervous system includes your brain and your spinal chord. There are many nerves that connect your brain and body parts and organs through your spinal chords. Your nerves exit your sine between your vertebral foramina. If your spinal column is compressed, out of alignment or your discs have wear and […]

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Yoga with Melissa #198 Benefits of Yoga Series : Digestion Assimilation and Elimination

October 4, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga for Digestion Assimilation and Elimination Good digestion is about absorbing what you need and eliminating what you do not – physically, emotionally, mentally, energetically, spiritually. When your digestive system is healthy you will be able to receive nourishment from your food and people in your life. Good digestion means letting yourself be nurtured and […]

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Yoga with Melissa 197, Yoga Breathing, Benefits of Yoga Series

September 27, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga Class for Your Breath Yoga Beyond Belief by Ganga White “The sound of your breath is considered a sacred mantra that is capable of revealing many secrets” Ganga White, Yoga Beyond Belief Yogis believe that there is a direct relationship between the vigor of your breath and your life force and personal power. Breathing […]

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Yoga with Melissa 195, Yoga for Bone Health, Benefits of Yoga Series

September 13, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Improve your Bone Density with Yoga Today we will explore another main benefit of yoga, specifically, increased bone density. Yoga is fantastic for your overall bone health. As we have explored in our benefit of yoga series, we hold poses for long periods of time and shift from pose to counter pose or from one […]

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​Yoga with Melissa 189​: Yoga for Purification, Durga Series: Maha Gauri.

August 2, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Maha Gauri: Purifying Intermediate Yoga Practice This week as we come to the penultimate class in our Durga series we take come to Maha Gauri who is the exact opposite from Kaal Ratri Durga. Whereas Kaal Ratri Durga was dark, Maha Gauri is all light. Maha Gauri is means extremely white as she is white […]

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Yoga with Melissa 188, Fearless Yoga: Kaal Ratri Durga, Fire Breathing Goddess, Durga Series

July 26, 2013 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa Episode 188 Kaal Ratri Durga: A Fire Breathing Benevolent Goddess A fire breathing benevolent Goddess We have reached the most violent form of Durga with Kaal Ratri Durga. She is black like the Goddess Kali, she breathes fire, she has wild and crazy hair, lightening coming from her necklace, she carries a […]

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