throat chakra

Yoga with Melissa 346 Poetry in Motion The First Step

August 26, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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The First Step Start Close In by David Whyte Start close in, don’t take the second step or the third, start with the first thing close in, the step you don’t want to take. Start with the ground you know, the pale ground beneath your feet, your own way to begin the conversation. Start with your […]

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Weekly Yoga with Melissa West 338 Poetry in Motion: Holding on and Letting Go

July 1, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Holding on and Letting Go “Embracing, We Let Go” by Yahia Lababidi Perhaps, we are negotiating not just with one, but always two -who share the same soil, it is true- one who lives, another who is dying A shift in balance begins to take place once a love of silence is confessed its roots […]

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Nonviolent Communication | 1 hour Hatha Yoga | Gratitude Series | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 292

August 14, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Nonviolent Communication In the words of the Buddha, awakening and freedom are found: When sitting, standing, walking and lying down, through right speech, right action, right livelihood, inwardly and outwardly, with the whole body, feelings, mind, and relationships; in solitude and community; in prison, hut, farm or palace, in times of war or peace; in […]

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Yoga with Melissa 68 : Special Series Chakras and Their Archetypes: Throat Chakra and the Great Communicator/Orator

February 9, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 68 is on the fifth chakra and the great communicator archetype. In the fifth of a series of hatha yoga classes on the chakras and their archetypes we focus on the throat chakra and connecting with our capacity to communicate. The throat chakra is all about self-expression, creativity, speaking your truth, communication, […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 34: Special Series on Yamas & Niyamas: Satya, Truthfulness with Dr Melissa West

May 18, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 34 is about Satya or Truthfulness. This is the  second of a ten-class series of yoga classes on the yamas and niyamas. Melissa explores what it means to cultivate satya, or truthfulness in yoga asana and in the larger context of your life. Satya occurs when our thoughts words and actions are […]

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