Bhagavad Gita

Long Term Sankalpas or Intentions

August 19, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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What is a sankalpa? It is an intention that you create. It can be a short term intention to guide your yoga practice or it can be a longer term intention to guide your day, week, month, year, or even your life! In 2011, Episode 72 of Namaste Yoga came out and I taught what […]

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Yoga Teacher Responsibility

March 7, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s question comes from Maya Tiegrah for research she is doing for graduate school. What the Yoga Teachers responsibilities/relation to her students and society? I think yoga teachers have a huge ethical responsibility to their students and society. Donna Farhi does a fabulous job of discussing this in her book Teaching Yoga: Exploring the Student-Teacher […]

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Yoga with Melissa 104, Yoga of Emotions, Courage

December 5, 2011 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa 104 is on courage. In this hatha yoga class we tap into our inner strength and discover our courage through yoga. We begin by becoming aware of the physical strength of our bodies. The practice reflects on the courage of hanuman through hanumasana and the great warrior Arjuna through the warrior poses. […]

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