yoga poses for intermediate

Yoga with Melissa 224, The 5 Yamas, 1 hr Yoga Class, 8 Limbs of Yoga Series

April 11, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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A Different Kind of Alignment Beyond the Physical A Different Kind of Alignment Beyond the Physical. 2:28 “By the practice of the limbs of yoga, the impurities dwindle away and there dawns the light of wisdom leading to discriminative discernment.” The practice of the eight limbs of yoga will not bring you anything new, they […]

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Yoga with Melissa 222, What is Karma? 1 hr Intermediate Yoga Class, Hanuman Series

March 28, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Karma Hanuman practiced the yoga of action, karma yoga. He performed all his duties without detachment, offering everything he did to his beloved Rama. Hanuman was completely free from any need for praise or tribute. In the whole telling of the Ramayana, you will not find one incident where Hanuman did something for himself. All […]

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Yoga with Melissa 219, Listen to Your Body 1 hr Yoga Class, Hanuman Series

March 7, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Listen Yoga with Melissa 219 Hanuman Series: Hanuman teaches us to Listen to our own Bodies an Intermediate Class This story demonstrates Hanuman as the master diplomat, go between, mediator and spokesperson. We will begin our story with Rama trusting Hanuman to find his beloved wife Sita who had been captured by Ravana. At this […]

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Yoga with Melissa 209, Age Acceptance Yoga (1 hr), Benefits of Yoga Series

December 20, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Age Acceptance According to Ayurveda our life is divided into four stages. From about birth to twenty five years we are in a kapha stage of life. At this stage of life children and young adults display many kapha qualities. They need a lot of sleep, they have an ability to learn easily and retain […]

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Yoga with Melissa 202, Yoga for Energy, Benefits of Yoga Series

November 1, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Exploring Energy The more you practice yoga the more you realize that it is less important to achieve exotic yoga postures and it is more important to be aware and refine your energy and energy flow. This is truly the mark of an advanced practice. More advanced yogis ask themselves questions such as: Am I […]

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Yoga with Melissa 201, Yoga for Your Nervous System, Benefits of Yoga Series

October 25, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Intermediate Yoga Class Your central nervous system includes your brain and your spinal chord. There are many nerves that connect your brain and body parts and organs through your spinal chords. Your nerves exit your sine between your vertebral foramina. If your spinal column is compressed, out of alignment or your discs have wear and […]

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Yoga with Melissa 200, How Yoga can Change Your Life, Transformation through Yoga, Benefits of Yoga

October 19, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Namaste Yoga 200 “Yoga informs its practitioners about the aspects of Self through meditation, breath awareness, physical observation and 4000 year old philosophical teachings. Transformation and the evolution of humanity, individual by individual are at the heart of its purpose. In the practice of Yoga, change occurs through a deepening awareness of oneself in relation […]

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Yoga with Melissa 192: Yoga for Relaxation and Stress Relief, Benefits of Yoga Series

August 23, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Relaxation and Stress Relief Millions of us in our modern world suffer because we are constantly pushed and hurried. Rushing causes tension and stress. We are over-exposed over-saturated with incoming information 24/7. Any information that comes to you causes your sympathetic nervous system (the fight, flight or freeze) to act or react. When you are […]

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Yoga with Melissa 188, Fearless Yoga: Kaal Ratri Durga, Fire Breathing Goddess, Durga Series

July 26, 2013 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa Episode 188 Kaal Ratri Durga: A Fire Breathing Benevolent Goddess A fire breathing benevolent Goddess We have reached the most violent form of Durga with Kaal Ratri Durga. She is black like the Goddess Kali, she breathes fire, she has wild and crazy hair, lightening coming from her necklace, she carries a […]

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From Darkness to Light, Durga Series: Katyayani Durga, Yoga with Melissa 187

July 19, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Durga Series: Katyayani Durga Katyayani Durga is the sixth form of Durga and she is worshiped on the sixth day of Navaratri. She is the daughter of the sage Katyayana. She has four arms. In her arms she carries a sword, shield, lotus and her final hand offers a blessing. Katyayani Durga rides a lion. […]

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