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Beginner Hatha Yoga | How to do Yoga with Tim | Celebrating 500 Episodes and 10 Years on YouTube YwM 500

September 27, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Episode 500 To celebrate 10 years and 500 episodes on YouTube, Melissa goes behind the camera and Tim gets on the mat to welcome beginners and those with beginner’s mind to try yoga. If Tim can do yoga, anybody can do yoga with this 30 minute at home yoga video. You will be laughing your […]

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Yoga to Grow Taller at the Wall with Laura G

July 29, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Grow Taller The wall is a versatile prop, especially for working on posture. We spend so much time during the day looking down and reaching forward that we tend to develop rounded posture. This can even cause us to appear shorter. Using the wall as a prop helps us to stack the body, open the […]

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Power Yoga Basics with Michelle Goldstein – Yoga with Melissa 419

January 19, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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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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Yoga with Melissa 346 Poetry in Motion The First Step

August 26, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class

The First Step Start Close In by David Whyte Start close in, don’t take the second step or the third, start with the first thing close in, the step you don’t want to take. Start with the ground you know, the pale ground beneath your feet, your own way to begin the conversation. Start with your […]

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Connection: Yoga for Energy | How to Boost Energy | 1 hr Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 266

February 13, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class

Connect with Your Energy Members I recommend you practice this before this class: Hand Connective Tissue Class: click here When we re-establish our connection with the life energy inside of ourselves, our scattered, exhausted Self comes to wholeness again. Instead of allowing ourselves to be overwhelmed or entertained by outside stimuli, we have the choice […]

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Protect Your Energy | 50 minute Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 265

February 6, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Preserve your Energy There are three aspects to your energy: the quantity of energy you have running through your system, the quality of your energy and the content of your energy, that is the programming or message of your energy. Each person’s energy has a specific content, for example, you can watch a film that […]

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Help for Yoga for Arthritis Hips

May 29, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today’s question comes to us via email from Chris about the Yoga for Arthritis Hips Video: I’ve been doing your yoga for hip arthritis and it is going really – I really think it will help me. Just a quick question… if I sit on the floor with my legs stretched out in front of me, […]

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9 Modifications for Pigeons Pose

May 21, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today’s question comes to us from David and he requested another video like the one we did on Bow Pose where we showed lots of modifications and options. This video will show you lots of modifications for pigeon’s pose and options for changing up the pose if you have trouble with it. Props Needed – […]

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Yoga with Melissa 172 Cultural Conditioning Series: Addicted to Busy

April 6, 2013 Beginners Yoga Class

Cultural Conditioning is the social process in which authority figures such as parents, professors, politicians, religious leaders, peers, and the media define our cultural values, beliefs, ethical systems, and ultimately the way we perceive ourselves in the world. The second perception we are going to deconstruct is our addiction to busy. This is another one […]

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Balancing Yoga with Cardio

October 12, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Hi Melissa. I’m wondering if you can offer some advice on balancing cardio with yoga practice in any given week – just in reference to the general pursuit of good health? Thanks! I would say you want to get in cardio three times a week in the general pursuit of good health. Remember to have […]

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