yoga for depression

Discern: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 281

May 28, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Discernment Over the last five weeks we have been on a journey of transforming our inner critic. We have befriended, brought awareness, acceptance, choice and truth to our inner critic. If you have not done Yoga with Melissa 276, 277, 278, 279 or 280, they are prerequisites to this class. This series is cumulative and […]

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Truth: Inner Critic Series | 1 hour Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 280

May 22, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Truth Over the last four weeks we have been on a journey of transforming our inner critic. We have befriended, brought awareness, acceptance and choice to our inner critic. If you have not done Yoga 276, 277, 278 or 279, they are prerequisites to this class. This series is cumulative and relies on the knowledge […]

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Choices: Inner Critic Series | 1 hour Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 279

May 15, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Choice Over the last few weeks, we have become aware that our inner critic has been broadcasting 24/7 on radio station KRAZY and announcing all the things that are wrong with us. We even have DJs like the Inner Pleaser, the Pusher, the Perfectionist and the Rule Maker who have made it their jobs to […]

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Accept: Inner Critic Series | 1 hour Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 278

May 8, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Acceptance Over the last two weeks we have been on a journey of transforming our inner critic. We began by befriending our inner critic and then bringing awareness to our inner critic. If you have not done Yoga 276 or 277 then you need to go back and do those classes now as this series […]

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Awareness: Inner Critic Series | 1 hour Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 277

May 1, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Awareness If you haven’t practiced Namaste Yoga 276, be sure to go back and practice that class, it is important to carry the attitude of friendliness and loving kindness with us this week. In today’s class we are going to bring awareness to the running commentary in our voices that has become so natural that […]

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Befriend: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 276

April 24, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Inner Critic : Over the next eight weeks we are going to befriend, bring awareness, discover the choices we have, look at the truth of discern and learn how to flow with our inner critic. Your inner critic is a bit like a mirror that shows you a distorted reflection of yourself. It is that […]

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Harmony: Yoga for Energy | How to Boost Energy | 55 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 267

February 20, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Harmonize Over the last fourteen weeks we have nourished our energy, flowed to the depths of our support, gathered our energy reserves, reflected on our inner needs, slowed down, connected with our belly, turned inward, made space, restored our energy, cleared our mind, protected our energy and connected with our energy. This invisible life force […]

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Protect Your Energy | 50 minute Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 265

February 6, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Preserve your Energy There are three aspects to your energy: the quantity of energy you have running through your system, the quality of your energy and the content of your energy, that is the programming or message of your energy. Each person’s energy has a specific content, for example, you can watch a film that […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 264 | Clear Your Mind | How to Boost Energy | 54 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class

January 30, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Clear Your Mind We tend to rely on our minds to interpret our experience of the world. Yet our thinking mind interprets the world through cultural constructs that are separate from our true, direct, spontaneous experience of life. We hold thought with great value and yet they are simply interpretations of a collection of cultural […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 263 | Prana Yoga | How to Boost Energy | 70 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class

January 23, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Restore Your Energy : Our lives are busy, demanding, challenging, noisy, full of toxins, information overload and non-stop activity. It is not surprising that we feel drained, stressed, scattered and run down. Today’s practice will focus on restoring your energy, but this takes time and focused concentration. Consider this. You spend one hour a day […]

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