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Self Nurturing Yoga, Durga Series Skanda Mata Nurturing Mother, Yoga with Melissa 186

July 12, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Show Notes for Episode 186 She is the mother of Skanda or Kumara Kartikeya in his infant form who would later lead in the war against the demons. She is worshiped on the fifth day of Navratri and on this day the devotee moves to the fifth chakra, vishuddha chakra. The fifth chakra is about […]

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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 13: Pranayama/Breath Practice with Dr. Melissa West

December 19, 2009 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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In Yoga with Melissa 13, Melissa takes you through various pranayama practices in a series of simple yoga poses. Pranayama practices from 3-part breathing, extended exhalation, square breath, kapalabhati breath, lion’s breath, breath of joy and alternate nostril breathing are explored. As a special bonus, one of Melissa’s guests is pregnant, so precautions for prenatal […]

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