Benefits of Yoga Series

Yoga with Melissa 205, Yoga for Your Brain (1 hr) Benefits of Yoga Series

November 22, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Mental training is definitely another area where we can become advanced practitioners of our yoga practice. As students of yoga, we may advance through our yoga asanas (yoga postures), however, the question is, are our minds distracted, bored and lazy? Involving your mindful attention in the present moment of your yoga practice is part of […]

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

November 1, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

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

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 #198 Benefits of Yoga Series : Digestion Assimilation and Elimination

October 4, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Yoga for Digestion Assimilation and Elimination Good digestion is about absorbing what you need and eliminating what you do not – physically, emotionally, mentally, energetically, spiritually. When your digestive system is healthy you will be able to receive nourishment from your food and people in your life. Good digestion means letting yourself be nurtured and […]

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Yoga with Melissa 197, Yoga Breathing, Benefits of Yoga Series

September 27, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Yoga Class for Your Breath Yoga Beyond Belief by Ganga White “The sound of your breath is considered a sacred mantra that is capable of revealing many secrets” Ganga White, Yoga Beyond Belief Yogis believe that there is a direct relationship between the vigor of your breath and your life force and personal power. Breathing […]

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Yoga with Melissa 196, Yoga to Improve Blood Circulation, Benefits of Yoga Series

September 20, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Yoga class to improve your Circulation: Another benefit of yoga is good circulation. Good circulation means that blood flows to all the cells and organs of your body. Good circulation includes the flow of lymphatic fluid as well, which helps to keep your body’s immune system strong. A healthy circulatory system means increased energy, healthier […]

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Yoga with Melissa 193, Benefits of Yoga Series, 50 Minute Yoga for Strength

August 30, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Strength Yoga When you practice yoga you think first of your physical body and the asanas. When you think of strength, you think first of the strength of your physical body. In yoga there is something called the koshas, the layers of your body. The densest layer is your physical body, there are much more […]

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

August 23, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

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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