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Namaste Yoga 300: The Journey of Awakening

October 12, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Awakening Today we will reflect on our journey of awakening through the story of the Phoenix. We will do this because awakening ironically has as much or more to do with the descending journey as it does to do with the ascending journey. The phoenix is a mythical story of rebirth and resurrection. According to […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 46: Special Series on the Ayurvedic Doshas: Vata

August 9, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 46 is on the Vata Dosha. This is the second in a series of classes on the Ayurvedic Doshas.  The class is calm, slow, steady, grounding and strengthening to help vata imbalances of nervousness as well is digestive disorders. Postures are grounding to balance vatas association with the air element, they encourage […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 37: Special Series on Yamas & Niyamas: Aparigraha with Dr. Melissa West

June 8, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 37 is a one hour yoga class on aparigraha. It is part of our ten-class series on the yamas and niyamas. This week we explore aparigraha, the last of the yamas or ethical principles as outlined by Patanjali in the yoga sutras. Aparigraha means non-hoarding or non possessiveness. It is said that […]

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Namaste Yoga 9: Special Series for Autumn: Lungs and Large Intestine with Dr. Melissa West

November 22, 2009 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Your lungs and large intestines are organs of expansion and contraction, of receiving and releasing. In this practice we will open up your lungs to strengthen your immune system and we will relax and tone your large intestine to allow you to let go of what is no longer needed.

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