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Yoga for Upper Body Strength

July 13, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Upper Body Strength Today we are going to be talking about yoga for upper body strength, why it is so important, why yoga is good for strength and muscle and which yoga poses in particular are good for upper body strength. Why is upper body strength so important? The more muscle mass you […]

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Yoga with Melissa 193, Benefits of Yoga Series, 50 Minute Yoga for Strength

August 30, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Strength Yoga When you practice yoga you think first of your physical body and the asanas. When you think of strength, you think first of the strength of your physical body. In yoga there is something called the koshas, the layers of your body. The densest layer is your physical body, there are much more […]

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Yoga with Melissa 168 Compassion in Action, Lakshmi Series, Elephant Lakshmi

March 8, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Show Notes:Yoga with Melissa 168 Compassion in Action, Lakshmi Series, Elephant Lakshmi “Those are the Tracks of a Really Big Elephant” an Intermediate to Advanced Yoga Class Gaja Lakshmi or the Elephant Lakshmi was born out of the churning of the ocean of the consciousness. This form of Lakshmi comes from the story Samudra Manthan […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 20: The Kapha Dosha with Dr Melissa West

February 7, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 20 is a yoga class to bring balance to Kapha dosha. Kapha is the dominant dosha of winter, it is dark, heavy and damp like winter. When the kapha dosha becomes imbalanced we can experience inertia, sluggishness, depression, lethargy, and fatigue. To bring some energy to this imbalance we will engage in […]

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