Yoga for Strength

Core Yoga Class 1 hour Intermediate | Gratitude Series | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 290

July 31, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Core Yoga Class A few weeks ago in my yoga class my teacher, Carly Forest, shared a teaching which opened and softened a lot within me. She suggested offering a prayer, “May I open to difficulty.” For all the controlling, and planning, there is no way to avoid difficulty. It is going to arise in […]

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​Yoga with Melissa 213​, Yoga for Strength and Power (45 min), Hanuman Series

January 24, 2014 Advanced Yoga Class
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Power & Yoga Hanuman is a mystic being that is half-human and half-animal, a type of God in the Hindu pantheon known as a Kimpurusha. Kimpurusha means ‘ is it human’ referring to being superhuman. Although Hanuman is super strong, his strength came from the repetition of the powerful mantra Rama. This mantra is said […]

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Yoga for Muscles

October 22, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Does Yoga Create Strength? Today’s question comes via email from Ludmila hi! Melissa i have a new question for you.can you tell me if yoga helps to create muscles in my body thank you melissa! Yes, yoga definitely creates strength in your body. A lot of the standing postures like the Warriors and Goddess Victory […]

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Yoga for Courage, Strength and Power, Lakshmi Series, Intermediate Class Yoga with Melissa 164

February 8, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga for Courage, Strength and Power an Intermediate Yoga Class Props Needed: Yoga Strap, Yoga Block, Yoga Asanas/Yoga Postures: Makara Mudra, Bridge/Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, Cat/Marjaryasana, Plank Pose/Uttihita Chaturanga Dandasana, Boat Pose/Paripurna Navasana, Kapala Bhati Breath/skull shining breath, Downward Facing Dog/adho mukha svanasana, Warrior I – Warrior III, Virabhadrasana one and Virabhadrasana three, Bow Pose/dhanurasana, Child’s […]

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