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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 with Melissa 344 Poetry in Motion Body Awareness

August 12, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Body Awareness “TWO COUNTRIES” by Naomi Shihab Nye Skin remembers how long the years grow when skin is not touched, a gray tunnel of singleness, feather lost from the tail of a bird, swirling onto a step, swept away by someone who never saw it was a feather. Skin ate, walked, slept by itself, knew […]

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How to do Wild Thing Pose

August 10, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Wild Thing Pose Hi I’m Dr. Melissa West Welcome to Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa Today we have a question that comes via my website contact form: Hi Melissa! Nice to write you again 🙂 After a little while, I am taking up again yoga classes. Recently, I did the Aversion episodes, I they was so […]

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Yoga with Melissa 343 Poetry In Motion Paradox

August 5, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Paradox by Jeff Dickson The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less. We buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less […]

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How to do Warrior One

July 27, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Warrior One Hi I’m Dr. Melissa West Welcome to Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa Today we have a question that comes via my website contact form: Today’s question comes from Marcelys from Venezuela 🙂 Hello Melissa! First of all, thank you so much for replied my message about wild thing pose. I am looking forward to […]

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Flow: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Flow Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 283

June 12, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Flow This week is about flow. As we finish up our series of classes on our inner critic we realize it can be challenging to see where one theme ends and the other begins. Befriending your inner critic, awareness, acceptance, choice, discernment, truth, truth in action, all flow into each other and are never ending. […]

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Truth in Action: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 282

June 5, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Truth in Action Today’s class is about truth in action. Over the last few weeks we have been digging deeper through the layers of our inner critic to discover the truth. We have been detaching from our inner critic and asking is that true? This week we will go a step further and explore what […]

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Discern: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 281

May 28, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Discernment Over the last five weeks we have been on a journey of transforming our inner critic. We have befriended, brought awareness, acceptance, choice and truth to our inner critic. If you have not done Yoga with Melissa 276, 277, 278, 279 or 280, they are prerequisites to this class. This series is cumulative and […]

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Truth: Inner Critic Series | 1 hour Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 280

May 22, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Truth Over the last four weeks we have been on a journey of transforming our inner critic. We have befriended, brought awareness, acceptance and choice to our inner critic. If you have not done Yoga 276, 277, 278 or 279, they are prerequisites to this class. This series is cumulative and relies on the knowledge […]

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Choices: Inner Critic Series | 1 hour Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 279

May 15, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Choice Over the last few weeks, we have become aware that our inner critic has been broadcasting 24/7 on radio station KRAZY and announcing all the things that are wrong with us. We even have DJs like the Inner Pleaser, the Pusher, the Perfectionist and the Rule Maker who have made it their jobs to […]

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