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How to Help Back Pain with Yoga

March 25, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to Help Back Pain with Yoga Today’s question comes from Tamara via email. She has chronic back pain. She has been to see her doctor who has through a series of diagnostics determined that she has muscle strain and poor postural habits. Tamara has requested help with a yoga program that will help her […]

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Three Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Practice Yoga Daily

March 18, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Motivation Today I’m going to share with you three ways to increase your motivation to practice yoga daily. #1 Start small so that you can experience success. Practice every day for just 10 or 20 minutes. Instead of setting yourself up for failure with expectations of a 60 minute practice, keep yourself on track with […]

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Five Ways to Increase Your Commitment to Your Yoga Practice

March 10, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Commitment Today I am going to share with you five ways to increase your commitment to your yoga practice. As Stephen Covey says in the 7 habits of highly effective people, manage yourself first. Focus on the important and not the urgent. Make your yoga practice a priority by putting it on your calendar. […]

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Yoga with Melissa 221, How to be Humble, 50 min Intermediate Yoga Class, Hanuman Series

March 21, 2014 Beginners Yoga Class
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Pride Hanuman is the personification of dasya bhava the attitude of the servant. He started his life serving Sugriva, son of Surya (the God of the son) and the ruler of the monkey kingdom. Later in his life he became the humble servant of Rama. It is said that this form of bhakti destroys the […]

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Remember Who You Are, 45 min Hatha Yoga Class, Hanuman Series, Yoga with Melissa 216

February 15, 2014 Advanced Yoga Class
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Remember Hanuman liked nothing more than to romp through the forest. In his calmest moods Hanuman would swing from tree to tree marveling at the diversity of flora and fauna he came upon. In his more mischievous, more tumultuous moods Hanuman’s activities ranged from comic to somewhat destructive. He would grab elephants by their tusks […]

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