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Yoga with Melissa 191 What is Hatha Yoga? Including the Benefits of Hatha Yoga.

August 16, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

What is Hatha Yoga and its Benefits? What is Hatha Yoga? Over the next several weeks we will be exploring Hatha Yoga and its benefits. Ha means sun and tha means moon. Ha is masculine, heating, expanding and strengthening. Tha is feminine, cooling, contracting, and flexible. We need both in our practice to create balance. […]

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How to do kegels

August 16, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Your pelvic-floor muscles act as a sling for the bladder, uterus and rectum. One of the most important long-term health recommendations for healing and recovering after birth is to do Kegel exercises. By strengthening the pelvic floor muscles during pregnancy you can develop the ability to relax and control the muscles in preparation for labour […]

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I want to be a yoga teacher. What should I do?

July 22, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

I get asked this question all the time. The most important thing you can do is expose yourself to as many different styles of yoga classes as possible. Find out what style of yoga resonates best with you. Yoga teacher trainings are usually offered at yoga studios. Some yoga teacher trainings are offered at training […]

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