vinyasa yoga

Fascia and Yin Yoga | Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa

February 13, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Fascia and Yin Yoga In this short video I will be offering an explanation of myofascia so that you know what it is and the difference between the way that we approach myofascia in a hatha yoga or vinyasa yoga class and the deeper connective tissue in a yin yoga class. I will also explain […]

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10 Minute Vinyasa Yoga – Mandala Flow with Special Guest Mary O’Meara

May 30, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Special Guest Mary In this 10 minute Vinyasa Flow class, you will have a chance to warm up the body with half Sun Salutations and a fun Mandala Flow.  We will work in a circle on our mats, moving connected to our breath and mind.  Mandala Flows really allow us to tune in to the movement we […]

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Bad Yogi Stress Relieving Flow

February 22, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Stress Relieving Flow Today we have a special guest: Erin Motz of Bad Yogi. Bad Yogi is all about redefining yoga culture and doing away with the snobbery and pretense that often comes along with yoga culture, so you’ll find this class to be pretty down-to-earth, accessible, and authentic. It’s focused on stress relief, so […]

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Valentines Special: 15 min Vinyasa Flow Chest Opener with special guest Mary O’Meara

February 7, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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15 min Vinyasa Flow Today, we have a special guests on Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa, Mary O’Meara from O’M Yoga with Mary O’Meara. Vinyasa Flow yoga is about connecting our breath to our postures. It is a dynamic style of yoga that allows us to find a moving meditation while transforming our mind, body, and […]

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Power Yoga Basics with Michelle Goldstein – Yoga with Melissa 419

January 19, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Power Yoga Basics Learn the basic structure and feel of a power yoga class, with this simple, cardiovascular yoga flow. Power yoga is a dynamic yoga practice that combines strength building, breath work and mindfulness for an all over body workout. About Michelle: Michelle Goldstein is co-founder of Heart Alchemy Yoga, LA’s fastest growing yoga […]

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Yoga with Melissa 386 Heart Stabilization Series: Cycles

June 2, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Cycles Those of you who have an ongoing yoga practice will recognize that your spiritual journey is a endless journey of transformation. Today´s hatha yoga is about the cycles on our path. Whether these cycles come from our inner needs or our external circumstances we can respect the changes that these cycles bring about in […]

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Flow: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Flow Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 283

June 12, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Flow This week is about flow. As we finish up our series of classes on our inner critic we realize it can be challenging to see where one theme ends and the other begins. Befriending your inner critic, awareness, acceptance, choice, discernment, truth, truth in action, all flow into each other and are never ending. […]

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Chaturanga Dandasana Tutorial with Special Guest Teacher Lisa Kerr

July 9, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to do Chaturanga Dandasana Today I have a special treat for you. One of the requests that we often get is questions on how to do chaturanga dandasana. Since I am not an Ashtanga Trained Yoga Teacher nor has chaturanga dandasana been part of any of my yoga teacher training I have brought in […]

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Restorative Yoga, Core Belief: Not Enough, Cultural Conditioning Series, Yoga with Melissa 171

March 28, 2013 Beginners Yoga Class
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Not Enough? A Restorative Yoga Class Cultural Conditioning is the social process in which authority figures such as parents, professors, politicians, religious leaders, peers, and the media define our cultural values, beliefs, ethical systems, and ultimately the way we perceive ourselves in the world. One of the biggest beliefs going in our culture right now […]

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