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Yoga with Melissa 317 Awakening Your True Self Series: Equanimity

February 5, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Equanimity This week in our Awakening to Your True Self Series, we continue with the four Brahma Viharas. These translate as supreme states, desired dwelling, divine abiding, or our best home. They include loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. The brahma viharas or the four divine abodes are the teachings on the way we relate […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 230: Eagle Pose or Garudasana, 50 min yoga class, Dhyana: The Eight Limbs of Yoga

June 6, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Continuous Meditation The seventh class in the eight limbs of yoga series is about dhyana or meditation. Dhyana arises naturally out of the sixth limb, dharana, a gentle awareness. The difference between the two is that dhyana is continuous. In this class we will use eagle pose to generate a continuous focus and as a […]

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Yoga with Melissa 108 Vishnu Series: Garudasana or Eagle

December 5, 2011 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa 108 is on Garudasana or Eagle Pose. Over the next eight weeks we will embark on a special series of hatha yoga classes related to Vishnu, the Hindu God of Preservation. The Hindu God’s give us an opportunity to reflect on their qualities, trials and tribulations within our own personal experiences in […]

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Yoga with Melissa 86 Yoga Stories: Eagle Pose with Nienke from Yoga Bliss

June 17, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 86 is on eagle pose, Gaurudasana: Mythical King of the Birds. The eagle pose mainly focuses on the shoulders and hips but also improves flexibility in all the major joints in the body: ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows and wrists. Please be mindful of any shoulder or knee issues/injuries. The eagle invites […]

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Yoga with Melissa 69: Special Series on Chakras and their Archetypes, Third Eye Chakra and the Intuitive

February 16, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 69 is on the sixth chakra and the Intuitive Archetype. As we work our way up the chakras we arrive at the sixth chakra, the third eye, located between the two real eyes, slightly above them, in the center of your forehead. This energy center has to do with wisdom, knowledge, intuition, […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 54: Listening with Your Insight Mind, Listening with Your Whole Body Series

October 7, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa is about Listening to our Mind Body, our Insight. In this episode of Yoga with Melissa we will continue our series on listening with our whole bodies, to listen with our minds. In this class we will access our insight mind. This does not mean listening with our mind that likes to […]

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