Pigeon Pose

How to do Pigeon Pose | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 18

January 18, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

How to do Pigeon Pose On Day 18 of our 30 day yoga challenge I will show you how to do pigeon pose or eka pada rajakapotasana. More specifically this short video will go over how to do pigeon pose for beginners, how to get into pigeon pose, how to do pigeon pose on your […]

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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 Sit Cross Legged

July 20, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts

Advice for sitting cross legged Hi I’m Dr. Melissa West Welcome to Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa Props Needed: Blocks Today we have a question from Ellen from Facebook 🙂 Ellen from Facebook says: Hello I have been doing your beginner videos every day for about 3 weeks now, and really enjoying them. Do you have […]

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9 Modifications for Pigeons Pose

May 21, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today’s question comes to us from David and he requested another video like the one we did on Bow Pose where we showed lots of modifications and options. This video will show you lots of modifications for pigeon’s pose and options for changing up the pose if you have trouble with it. Props Needed – […]

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Yoga with Melissa 175 Cultural Conditioning Series “Forever Young” a Chakra Balancing Class

April 26, 2013 Beginners Yoga Class

Forever Young In our culture we carry a set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values used to justify the way we, discriminate, subordinate and prejudicially treat people based on their chronological age in our culture. Even in our subculture of yoga the supposed vigor and beauty of youth adorns the covers of yoga magazines over […]

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Your Unique Inner Wisdom Lakshmi Series, Intermediate Yoga : Yoga with Melissa 165

February 15, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Vidya Lakshmi Your Unique Inner Wisdom Props Needed: Yoga Strap, Yoga Block, Yoga Asanas/Yoga Postures: Mudra of the Inner Self, pranayama/breath awareness, supta padangusthasana/reclined hand to big toe pose, cat pose/marjariasana, thread the needle, pigeon pose/anahatasana, pigeon pose/eka pada rajakapotasana, Breath of Joy, Dancer pose/natarajasana, Triangle/trikonasana, Rabbit/Shashankasana, savasana, corpse pose Thank you for leaving your […]

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Yoga with Melissa 162 Happy Baby Pose, Lakshmi Series, Maha Lakshmi, Intermediate Class

January 25, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Maha Lakshmi Happy Baby Pose: Intermediate Class Props Needed: Bloster, Strap Yoga Asanas/Yoga Postures: Deep Belly Breathing, Supta Pandangusthasana/Reclining Hand to Big Toe Pose, Anjaneyasana/Lunge Pose, Utthan Pristhasana/Lizard, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana/Pigeon, Malasana/Garland Pose, Chair Pose/Utkatasana, Rabbit Pose/Sasankasana, Salabhasana/Locust, Rollover, Ananda Balasana/Happy baby pose Thank you for leaving your ratings, comments and testimonials at http://www.thankyoumelissa.com For […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 22: Yoga Immunity Boost with Dr. Melissa West

February 21, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 22 is a yoga class to boost your immune system. This class starts with legs up the wall to stimulate your lymphatic system. The class focuses on opening your hips and shoulders to stimulate those main sites of lymph nodes in your body. The class finishes with a mudra for immunity.  

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