Triangle Pose

How to do Triangle Pose | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 20

January 20, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Triangle Pose In day 20 of our 30 day yoga challenge I am going to show you how to come into triangle pose, several modifications as well as a fun variation. The first thing I am going to demonstrate in this short video on triangle pose is how to come into triangle pose properly. If […]

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Namaste Yoga 319: Aversion or Yoga Poses You Avoid the Most Part One

February 19, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts

Aversion This week we continue with the five hindrances. The five hindrances are common mental states that arise in our practice and lives that can impede our practice. They have been observed and taught as part of Buddhist studies. In teaching about the five hindrances, Sharon Salzberg quotes the Buddha, he says, “Our minds are […]

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​Yoga with Melissa 189​: Yoga for Purification, Durga Series: Maha Gauri.

August 2, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Maha Gauri: Purifying Intermediate Yoga Practice This week as we come to the penultimate class in our Durga series we take come to Maha Gauri who is the exact opposite from Kaal Ratri Durga. Whereas Kaal Ratri Durga was dark, Maha Gauri is all light. Maha Gauri is means extremely white as she is white […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 27: Special Series on Hindu Deities, Lakshmi with Dr Melissa West

March 28, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 27 is a yoga class on Lakshmi. Lakshmi is the Goddess of abundance, both material and spiritual. Lakshmi is also known as the Goddess of beauty. In this yoga class we will explore the beauty and abundance of yoga postures or asana. This yoga class begins with a gentle reclined twist series […]

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