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Yoga with Melissa 195, Yoga for Bone Health, Benefits of Yoga Series

September 13, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Improve your Bone Density with Yoga Today we will explore another main benefit of yoga, specifically, increased bone density. Yoga is fantastic for your overall bone health. As we have explored in our benefit of yoga series, we hold poses for long periods of time and shift from pose to counter pose or from one […]

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Yoga with Melissa 190, Yoga Super Powers! Durga Series, Siddhidatri Durga

August 9, 2013 Advanced Yoga Class
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Yoga Super Powers! Siddhidatri Grants Yogi Superpowers We have reached our final class in the Durga series with Siddhidatri Durga, the Goddess who removes ignorance, gives knowledge and makes each soul pure. Siddhi means true realization of God. Siddhi also refers to an unusual skill or ability. Siddhidatri means one who enables devotees to realize […]

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How to do Alternate Nostril Breathing

February 24, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s comment/question comes to us from violetgypsie on YouTube … she says, in response to my yoga for evenings video: I can’t do alternate nostril breathing… I can’t breath through my nose at all for months now… working on getting that fixed. Thank you for your lovely videos. So first of all, you can sign up on […]

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Your Unique Inner Wisdom Lakshmi Series, Intermediate Yoga : Yoga with Melissa 165

February 15, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Vidya Lakshmi Your Unique Inner Wisdom Props Needed: Yoga Strap, Yoga Block, Yoga Asanas/Yoga Postures: Mudra of the Inner Self, pranayama/breath awareness, supta padangusthasana/reclined hand to big toe pose, cat pose/marjariasana, thread the needle, pigeon pose/anahatasana, pigeon pose/eka pada rajakapotasana, Breath of Joy, Dancer pose/natarajasana, Triangle/trikonasana, Rabbit/Shashankasana, savasana, corpse pose Thank you for leaving your […]

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Yoga with Melissa 160 Wildlife of Florida: Dolphin, Alligator and Tortoise Pose Intermediate Yoga

January 11, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa 160 Wildlife of Florida Intermediate Yoga: Dolphin, Alligator, and Tortoise Props Needed: Yoga Mat Yoga Asanas: savasana/corpse pose, Cat Pose/Marjaryasana, Thread the Needle, Dolphin Pose/Makarasana, Alligator/makarasana, Pigeon Pose/Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, Palm Tree/Talasana, Tree Pose/Vrksasana, Sun Salutation/Surya Namaskar, Cloud Salutation/Megha Namaskar, King Pigeon/Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, Cow’s Face/Gomukasana, Tortoise Pose/kurmasana Thank you for leaving […]

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Yoga for Detox

December 6, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Rose from the membership site I remember in a few videos you have posted you were doing a detox , I was wondering if you had any advice on that topic ? We have a Yoga Detox Video in my Shop. Also there is a huge discussion on it in my membership site in the […]

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Beginner Yoga: How to do Downward Facing Dog, Yoga with Melissa 154

December 1, 2012 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa 154 Yoga for Beginners: Downward Facing Dog: Adho Mukha Svanasana Props Needed: Yoga Mat and Yoga Strap Yoga Postures/Asanas: savasana (corpse pose), wrist stretches, supta pandangusthasana (reclined hand to toe pose), Cat Pose (marjaryasana), Puppy (Anahatasana), Eagle’s Arms (Garudasana), Cow’s Face Arms (Gomukasana), Adho Mukha Svanasana, Downward Facing Dog and variations, Balasana […]

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How to increase the number of yoga students coming to your studio

November 20, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today’s question comes from Camellia on FB Morning Miss M. I wonder if you might be able to help me. I have opened a studio (6weeks) ago and am in the process of getting bums on the mat. Do you have any wisdom around attracting bums :0) or in your case video bums? Dear Camellia […]

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Yoga for men

November 14, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today’s question comes to us from Robert from YouTube Should I be doing anything different as a male? I feel my upper body is okay with some of these things, but my legs hurt even trying to stretch. Just years of not doing it I suppose. Dear Robert, that is a great question and no you […]

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Yoga in Sickness

November 7, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for when you’re sick? Hiya there Melissa, I know you have the video on yoga for immunity, but wanted to check in with you about whether that was something to do just to strengthen immunity during cold/flu season or if it’s okay to do it when you’re actually sick. I’ve got a booger of […]

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