10 Minute Vinyasa Yoga – Mandala Flow with Special Guest Mary O’Meara

May 30, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Special Guest Mary In this 10 minute Vinyasa Flow class, you will have a chance to warm up the body with half Sun Salutations and a fun Mandala Flow.  We will work in a circle on our mats, moving connected to our breath and mind.  Mandala Flows really allow us to tune in to the movement we […]

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Bad Yogi Stress Relieving Flow

February 22, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class

Stress Relieving Flow Today we have a special guest: Erin Motz of Bad Yogi. Bad Yogi is all about redefining yoga culture and doing away with the snobbery and pretense that often comes along with yoga culture, so you’ll find this class to be pretty down-to-earth, accessible, and authentic. It’s focused on stress relief, so […]

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Power Yoga Basics with Michelle Goldstein – Yoga with Melissa 419

January 19, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class

Power Yoga Basics Learn the basic structure and feel of a power yoga class, with this simple, cardiovascular yoga flow. Power yoga is a dynamic yoga practice that combines strength building, breath work and mindfulness for an all over body workout. About Michelle: Michelle Goldstein is co-founder of Heart Alchemy Yoga, LA’s fastest growing yoga […]

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What Is Yoga Flow?

February 8, 2017 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers

Yoga Flow Today we have a special guest on Living your Yoga, Christina from Chriska Yoga. Are you curious about Yoga Flow classes? This video will answer all your questions and more! This week, special guest Christina from the channel ChriskaYoga will be talking to you about vinyasa flow yoga and what it’s all about. […]

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Weekly Yoga with Melissa West : Poetry in Motion: Episode 339 Be Danced

July 8, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class

Be Danced We have come to be danced not the pretty dance not the pretty pretty, pick me, pick me dance but the claw our way back into the belly of the sacred, sensual animal dance Jewel Mathieson Weekly Yoga with Melissa West 339 Poetry in Motion: Be Danced we have come to be danced. […]

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Namaste Yoga 332 : The Six Paramitas : Prajna Paramita

May 20, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts

Wisdom Namaste Yoga 332 Awaken Your True Self Series, The Six Paramitas or The Six Perfection, Prajna Paramita or The Perfection of Wisdom The sixth perfection, the perfection of wisdom is the direct and intimate realization of emptiness or boundlessness. Prajna Paramita are the teachings that all phenomena are without essence. We basically go back […]

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Namaste Yoga 326 Awakening to Your True Self Series, The Six Perfections: Morality

April 8, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class

Morality In our Awakening Your True Self Series we are exploring the Six Paramitas or Six Perfections. The intention behind cultivating the six perfections is for the development of compassion. It is considered a path of the Bodhisattva. Today we are reflecting on the second of the six perfections or six paramitas, sila paramita or […]

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Namaste Yoga 315 Awakening Your True Self Series: Compassion

January 22, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class

Compassion This week in our Awakening to Your True Self Series, we continue with the four Brahama Viharas. These translate as supreme states, desired dwelling, divine abiding, or our best home. They include loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. The brahma viharas or the four divine abodes are the teachings on the way we relate […]

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Flow: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Flow Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 283

June 12, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class

Flow This week is about flow. As we finish up our series of classes on our inner critic we realize it can be challenging to see where one theme ends and the other begins. Befriending your inner critic, awareness, acceptance, choice, discernment, truth, truth in action, all flow into each other and are never ending. […]

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Yoga with Melissa 76 : True Self with Dr. Melissa West

April 6, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 76 is on your True Self. This hatha yoga class will focus on coming into direct and immediate experience of our divine nature, our true essence. Drawing from the teachings of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras we will practice yoga to free us from the drama, the tragedy and the saga created by our […]

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