yoga for courage

Yoga with Melissa 369 How to Balance in Chair Pose, Awkward Pose or Utkatasana

February 3, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class

How to Balance in Chair Pose Members I recommend that you do the connective tissue class for feet before this class and remember we are doing a 28 day challenge with this for Fascia February in our Membership Community David Whyte says : “to be courageous means to seat our feelings deeply in our body […]

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Namaste Yoga 301 Focused Living Saucha, Simplicity and Continual Refinement

October 16, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts

Simplicity This week we arrive at the niyamas, the inner facets of the eight-fold path of yoga. The niyamas allow us to continue our journey inward so that we can uncover our True Nature. We begin with saucha which Nischala Joy Devi translates as simplicity and continual refinement so that you can see your True […]

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Namaste Yoga 300: The Journey of Awakening

October 12, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Awakening Today we will reflect on our journey of awakening through the story of the Phoenix. We will do this because awakening ironically has as much or more to do with the descending journey as it does to do with the ascending journey. The phoenix is a mythical story of rebirth and resurrection. According to […]

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Yoga with Melissa 299 Focused Living Letting Go

October 2, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class

Letting Go Throughout this focused living series we have been focused on creating a life of less, but better. This aligns perfectly with the fifth yama of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras aparigraha. Often this yama focuses on letting go of material possessions and that will definitely create space in your life. However with this series we […]

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Yoga for Concentration 50 min | Drishti & Ahimsa | Yoga with Melissa 295

September 4, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class

Nonviolence Welcome to a brand new series on Namaste Yoga. When we asked you what your biggest obstacle to practicing yoga, many of you spoke of interruptions and distractions, putting your yoga time first before other demands. Some of you spoke about how your mind is full of other things, a lot of you talked […]

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Yoga with Melissa 104, Yoga of Emotions, Courage

December 5, 2011 Beginners Yoga Class

Yoga with Melissa 104 is on courage. In this hatha yoga class we tap into our inner strength and discover our courage through yoga. We begin by becoming aware of the physical strength of our bodies. The practice reflects on the courage of hanuman through hanumasana and the great warrior Arjuna through the warrior poses. […]

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