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Do you really have Sway Back?

January 27, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Sway Back :Today’s question comes to us from Namaste Yoga member, Darlene. BTW, Darlene has performed some incredibly generous karma yoga for me by cataloguing all our membership videos, so thank you Darlene! Melissa, Joining this community and practicing with you has really brought an awareness of my body to my attention. Now I realize […]

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Yoga with Melissa 175 Cultural Conditioning Series “Forever Young” a Chakra Balancing Class

April 26, 2013 Beginners Yoga Class
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Forever Young In our culture we carry a set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values used to justify the way we, discriminate, subordinate and prejudicially treat people based on their chronological age in our culture. Even in our subculture of yoga the supposed vigor and beauty of youth adorns the covers of yoga magazines over […]

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Beginner Yoga for Strength : Beginners Yoga Class, Yoga with Melissa 170

March 22, 2013 Beginners Yoga Class
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Today’s class is about accessing your own bold strength. Through accessing your muscular power and vigor in today’s class you will also find mental, emotional and spiritual courage, power and fortitude. What does it mean to you to have strength? Where do you feel strength in your body? This hatha yoga class is a beginner […]

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Yoga for Courage, Strength and Power, Lakshmi Series, Intermediate Class Yoga with Melissa 164

February 8, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga for Courage, Strength and Power an Intermediate Yoga Class Props Needed: Yoga Strap, Yoga Block, Yoga Asanas/Yoga Postures: Makara Mudra, Bridge/Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, Cat/Marjaryasana, Plank Pose/Uttihita Chaturanga Dandasana, Boat Pose/Paripurna Navasana, Kapala Bhati Breath/skull shining breath, Downward Facing Dog/adho mukha svanasana, Warrior I – Warrior III, Virabhadrasana one and Virabhadrasana three, Bow Pose/dhanurasana, Child’s […]

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Yoga with Melissa 163 for Abundance, Wealth and Prosperity, Dhana Lakshmi, Lakshmi Series

January 31, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Props Needed: blocks Yoga Asanas/Yoga Postures: Bridge/Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, Cat/Marjaryasana, Tricep Pushups/chaturanga dandasana, Butterfly Pose/Baddha Konasana, Turtle/kurmasana, Frog/Mandukasana, Mountain/Tadasana, Tree Pose/Vrkasana, Palm Tree/Talasana, Eagle/Garudasana, Standing Forward Fold/Uttanasana, Crow Pose/Bakasana, Standing keyhole with kubera mudra, 1/2 Moon Balancing Pose/Ardha Chandrasana, Savasana/Corpse Pose You can leave your ratings, comments and testimonials by clicking here. For more great […]

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Beginner Yoga How to do Bridge Pose and Shoulderstand, Yoga with Melissa 155

December 8, 2012 Beginners Yoga Class
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Props Needed: Yoga Mat, Yoga Blocks, wall Yoga Postures/Asanas: shoulder releases, Locust/Salabhasana, Cobra Building/Bhujangasana, Bridge Pose/Setu Bandhasana, Neck Releases, Shoulderstand/Sarvangasana, Janu Sirsasana/Head Beyond Knee Pose with Neck Releases Thank you for making us Canada’s Most Popular Free One Hour Online Yoga Show. Thank you for leaving your ratings, comments and testimonials For more great videos […]

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Yoga with Melissa 24: Special Series on Hindu Deities Ganesh Remover of Obstacles with Dr. Melissa West

March 8, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 24 is a yoga class on Ganesh the remover of obstacles 🙂 This is the first in a series of classes on Hindu Deities. Let’s dive into the world of Hindu mythology. When practice yoga with and listen to stories of the gods and goddesses we can view them as symbolic representations […]

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