yoga philosophy

What are the Five Bhavas?

June 20, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Five Bhavas? Bhakti yoga is a yoga of the Hindu tradition that offers a total surrender and faith to God and develops our capacity to love. It is said when realization is reached on this path of devotion that you will love all and hate none. It is not about generating love for personal gain. […]

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What is Bhakti Yoga?

June 19, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bhakti Yoga Bhakti Yoga is said to be the fast track to enlightenment. In this video I will explain what bhakti yoga is and how my practice of it has evolved over time. Bhakti yoga is a yoga of the Hindu tradition that offers a total surrender and faith to God and develops our capacity […]

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What is Missing from Most Yoga: Teaching Part 1

June 21, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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What is Missing from Most Yoga? If you’ve ever wondered about my real feelings about my experience with yoga classes online and off, then stay tuned. Hi I’m Melissa from Yoga with Melissa. I offer Real Yoga for Real People. We are all about connection. Connection with a teacher and teachings that allow you to […]

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20 Reasons Why you DON’T Need a New Year’s Resolution if you ALREADY Practice Yoga

December 28, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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20 Reasons Yogis DON’T Need a New Year’s Resolution Warning this page may take longer to load as I’ve put up lots of video links for you. It’s almost that time of year again. That time when everybody sets a new year’s resolution and starts the self-improvement projects. But if you already practice yoga, and […]

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Yoga Philosophy

December 12, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s question comes to us from Jeff via e-mail and he asks about  the philosophy behind the Yoga teachings. Still being very new to it all, I wonder if you may be able to help by advising some decent books I may read to help deepen my knowledge further.  Here are my favourite yoga philosophy books: The Secret Power of Yoga by Nischala Joy Devi […]

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Ahimsa Choose Peace

August 11, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

A few days ago I shared this image on my Facebook page 56 people liked it, 22 people shared it and 16 people commented on it. That is a lot of engagement even for my page. The picture is of an iceberg and shows the tip of the iceberg above the water and then the […]

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