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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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Namaste Yoga 327 Awakening to Your True Self Series, The Six Perfections: Patience

April 15, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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The Six Perfections: Patience In our Awakening Your True Self Series we are exploring the Six Paramitas or Six Perfections. The intention behind cultivating the six perfections is for the development of compassion. It is considered a path of the Bodhisattva. Today we are reflecting on the third paramita or third perfection which is ksanti […]

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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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