Yoga with Melissa 178 Cultural Conditioning Series: Money Can’t Buy Everything an Intermediate Yoga Class : Cultural Conditioning is the social process in which authority figures such as parents, professors, politicians, religious leaders, peers, and the media define our cultural values, beliefs, ethical systems, and ultimately the way we perceive ourselves in the world. Today […]
Earlier Yoga Episodes
In this special episode of Namaste Yoga Cooks, Melissa pairs up with her dear friend and extraordinary vegan and raw chef, Kelly Childs. If you want to know how to make hemp milk or why you would want to make hemp milk from a nutritional perspective, this short and sweet episode is for you.
Yoga with Melissa 99 is on compassion. This is the second in our series of hatha yoga classes on emotions. Our focus is on karuna – compassion. “True compassion is a communication of truth in loving kindness.” Peter Marchand, The Yoga of Nine Emotions. In this episode we will navigate the emotion of sadness to […]
Yoga with Melissa 98 is on Fear. This is a new series of hatha yoga classes on emotions. Those with a vata dosha are more prone to fear, worry and anxiety so this asana practice is designed to improve apana vayu, the downward flow of energy to ground and calm agitation. This series is inspired […]
Yoga with Melissa 97 is on Vyana Vayu. This is the final hatha yoga class in our series of classes on the five vayus. This is the expansive aspect of life force energy. Once we cultivate energy internally through udana vayu, we can then begin to disperse it outwards like spokes on a wheel through […]