yoga for grounding

Daily Hatha Yoga for Grounding

April 10, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Grounding If you experience stress, anxiety, and overwhelm then yoga that focuses on grounding could be key for you. However being ungrounded can cause to much more than just stress and anxiety, it can also lead those unexplained nagging irritations that many of us experience everyday, those things we just try to brush […]

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Yoga with Melissa 371 Moving at the Speed of Our Bodies, Find Your Still Center

February 17, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Find Your Still Center We live in a world of endless activity that tends to pull us away from our still center. From the minute we wake up in the morning our cell phone is in our hands and we begin the endless scrolling through social media and rushing through our days. Rarely in our […]

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Spring Cleaning – Vlog 9

April 4, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Spring Cleaning &  Kite-boarders This week was full on with a lot of filming and work. It started with filming some Ayurvedic focused classes for transitioning your vatta, pitta and kapha doshas into the spring. I also filmed a weekly challenge for our membership community on grounding through seasonal transitions. We celebrated Easter by going […]

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Namaste Yoga 313 Awakening to Your True Self The Four Brahma Viharas

January 8, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Home This week in our Awakening to Your True Self Series, we are turning our attention to the four Brahama Viharas. These translate as supreme states, desired dwelling, divine abiding, or our best home. They include loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. The brahma viharas or the four divine abodes are the teachings on the […]

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Namaste Yoga 312 Awakening Your True Self Series: Non-Identification

January 1, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Non-Identification We continue our mindfulness based yoga series with the final letter of the acronym RAIN. This phrase was first coined by Michele McDonald and has since been used by Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach. I first used the acronym RAIN in Namaste Yoga 211 in the Hanuman Series on Taming Your Monkey Mind RAIN […]

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Namaste Yoga 302 Focused Living Series Inner Santosha and Contentment

October 23, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Inner Contentment In our culture our attention is so often pulled up and outside of ourselves. We look for happiness and satisfaction outside of ourselves. Even our self-care practices have an external focus. Contentment requires focus as it is an internal practice. As Sara Avant Stover reminds us, no amount of external pampering can nourish […]

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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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Relief from Panic Attacks with Yoga

August 12, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s question comes via email: Hi Melissa i would like to say how helped yoga in my life i have panic attacks and because of your classes i feel better what kind of poses are better for me issue? I’m so glad that your yoga is helping you feel better. Left Nostril Breathing is an […]

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Yoga for Grounding: New Video available for Purchase!

November 26, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Yoga for Grounding: In Honour of Gaia: To Purchase the video click here Why a class specifically on grounding? Quite simply because we live in a culture where our energy is continuously being ungrounded. Over stimulation, toxicity, rapidly changing environments, over-saturation with information, over stimulated nervous systems, concrete jungles, rushing, spinning out, fear of unknown, endless time on […]

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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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