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Should I chant a Mantra Out Loud or Silently?

June 1, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Mantra Out Loud or Silently? Emma from our membership community has a question about mantra: When it comes to mantra should that be an internal chant where you repeat the phrase in your head or could it be vocalised? I felt like the sound helped me to tune into the vibration of energy somehow. As […]

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Namaste Yoga 332 : The Six Paramitas : Prajna Paramita

May 20, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Wisdom Namaste Yoga 332 Awaken Your True Self Series, The Six Paramitas or The Six Perfection, Prajna Paramita or The Perfection of Wisdom The sixth perfection, the perfection of wisdom is the direct and intimate realization of emptiness or boundlessness. Prajna Paramita are the teachings that all phenomena are without essence. We basically go back […]

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Nonviolent Communication | 1 hour Hatha Yoga | Gratitude Series | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 292

August 14, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Nonviolent Communication In the words of the Buddha, awakening and freedom are found: When sitting, standing, walking and lying down, through right speech, right action, right livelihood, inwardly and outwardly, with the whole body, feelings, mind, and relationships; in solitude and community; in prison, hut, farm or palace, in times of war or peace; in […]

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Yoga reduces stress and now there is scientific evidence to back it up and tell us why!

August 3, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga reduces stress This is another good news post! This came to me from my friend Judy Krings from E-mail. Yoga reduces stress and now there is scientific evidence to back it up and tell us why! This was a study done at UCLA to see if yoga reduced the stress of people who care […]

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Yoga with Melissa 68 : Special Series Chakras and Their Archetypes: Throat Chakra and the Great Communicator/Orator

February 9, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 68 is on the fifth chakra and the great communicator archetype. In the fifth of a series of hatha yoga classes on the chakras and their archetypes we focus on the throat chakra and connecting with our capacity to communicate. The throat chakra is all about self-expression, creativity, speaking your truth, communication, […]

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