yoga for letting go

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 with Melissa 124: Ganesh Series: Remover of Obstacles

April 20, 2012 Beginners Yoga Class

I want to remind you that the stories of Hindu Deities represent aspects of ourselves … and particularly today’s story represents how reckless we can be internally in our own internal environment. Bhasmasur was a devotee of the god Shiva who performed great penance to obtain a boon from the deity. Shiva became pleased and […]

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