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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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20 Reasons Why you DON’T Need a New Year’s Resolution if you ALREADY Practice Yoga

December 28, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts

20 Reasons Yogis DON’T Need a New Year’s Resolution Warning this page may take longer to load as I’ve put up lots of video links for you. It’s almost that time of year again. That time when everybody sets a new year’s resolution and starts the self-improvement projects. But if you already practice yoga, and […]

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What should I do after the beginner yoga classes?

November 18, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts

After Beginner Classes? So you have completed all 31 of our Namaste Yoga beginner yoga classes and you know you are ready for Intermediate Level Yoga classes. What now? I get this question a lot. One series I think you would enjoy a lot once you have finished the beginner classes is the Benefits of […]

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Yoga with Melissa 112, Vishnu Series: Ram

December 21, 2011 Beginners Yoga Class

Yoga with Melissa 112 is on Ram. In honor of Vishnu’s incarnation as Ram we will be practicing gentleness, affections, friendliness and tenderness in this hatha yoga class. Together with his wife Sita, Ram was known as an example of faithfulness, steadfastness, incorruptibility and honesty. In honor of Ram we will practice bow pose and […]

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Yoga with Melissa 107, Beginner Yoga Two: Finding Time

December 5, 2011 Beginners Yoga Class

Yoga with Melissa 107 is a second beginner yoga class focused on Finding Time. When asked what the biggest challenge they faced in their lives, you responded, time management, lack of time, not enough time, difficulty finding time to do yoga, and being present when you do actually find time to do yoga instead of […]

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Yoga with Melissa 105, Yoga of Emotions: Wonder

December 5, 2011 Beginners Yoga Class

Yoga with Melissa 105,  shows an exciting gateway into dropping the over-rationalizing egoic mind, suspending “reason” and entering into wonder. In this hatha yoga class,  we will open up to the wonder and miracle of life. We begin by bringing awareness to our breath, the very thing which brings us life without even consciously being […]

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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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Yoga with Melissa 101: Yoga for Beginners, How to do Yoga

December 5, 2011 Melissa's Blog Posts

Yoga with Melissa 101 is a beginner yoga class. This class will introduce you to the foundations of yoga and the foundational poses. Yoga has become associated with the physical postures here in the West, but it is part of a greater tradition that includes breath practice, mantra, mudras, and philosophy. Yoga means to yoke, […]

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Yoga with Melissa 99, Yoga of Emotions: Compassion

December 5, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 99 is on compassion. This is the second in our series of hatha yoga classes on emotions. Our focus is on karuna – compassion. “True compassion is a communication of truth in loving kindness.” Peter Marchand, The Yoga of Nine Emotions. In this episode we will navigate the emotion of sadness to […]

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Yoga with Melissa 98 – Yoga of Emotions: Fear

December 5, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 98 is on Fear. This is a new series of hatha yoga classes on emotions. Those with a vata dosha are more prone to fear, worry and anxiety so this asana practice is designed to improve apana vayu, the downward flow of energy to ground and calm agitation. This series is inspired […]

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