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Yoga with Melissa 359 Yoga for the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 25, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga to Help Fight Violence Against Women November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Together we can take our yoga off our mats to create a culture that rejects violence as a way to deal with problems. Through our yoga practice we cultivate the resources to speak up against […]

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Yoga with Melissa 343 Poetry In Motion Paradox

August 5, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Paradox by Jeff Dickson The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less. We buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less […]

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Yoga with Melissa 335 Poetry In Motion: The Invitation

June 10, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Heart Opening Yoga In the spring of 1994 Oriah went to a party-an ordinary party-and in her own words, made “a real effort, to be sociable.” She asked and answered the usual questions: “What do you do for a living? How do you know the host? Where did you study? Where do you live?” Oriah […]

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Yoga for Fertility and Abundance, Lakshmi Series, Yoga with Melissa 166

February 22, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Show Notes: Episode 166 This week we are tuning into the Goddess of fertility, Santana Lakshmi. Santana means offspring. Santana Lakshmi blesses her devotees with the wealth of good children who will possess good health and a long life. She also protects infants from danger and disease. Satana Lakshmi has 6 arms. The number six reminds […]

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Yoga with Melissa 90, Yoga Stories Ganesh and the Moon

July 16, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 90 is about Ganesh and the Moon. In this hatha yoga class we will practice all the various forms of chandrasana: lunge or anjeneyasana, crescent moon or standing side bend, and ardha chandrasana or half moon balancing pose. The moon poses with the most delightful and hilarious story about our beloved Ganesh. […]

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