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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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Thank you for your support through Dressember : Vlog 48

January 2, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts

Thank you : Vlog 48 We started our week with a hike at China Beach. Trinity and I wanted to go to Mystic Beach, but Tim tricked us into China Beach. It was a wet and damp to your bones day in B.C. China Beach has a lot of stairs! The waves were huge. I […]

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Yoga with Melissa 116 Ayurveda Elements and Doshas: Earth

January 12, 2012 Intermediate Yoga Class

Yoga with Melissa 116 focuses on the Ayurvedic Earth Element and the Kapha Dosha. This is a vigorous yoga practice designed to bring balance to the solid, dense earth energy of the kapha constitution. This active practice will help to build movement and heat creating harmony for those with strong kapha constitutions. This class was […]

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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 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 97 The Five Vayus: Vyana Vayu

December 5, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 97 is on Vyana Vayu. This is the final hatha yoga class in our series of classes on the five vayus. This is the expansive aspect of life force energy. Once we cultivate energy internally through udana vayu, we can then begin to disperse it outwards like spokes on a wheel through […]

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Yoga with Melissa 94: The Five Vayus: Apan Vayu

December 5, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes

The Five Vayus: Apan Vayu This week we will be working with becoming aware of and enhancing the downward flow of energy in our bodies. Apan Vayu is located at the anus, but also runs along the base of the neck, down the spine, whole back and down through the heels. Apan Vayu is responsible […]

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Yoga with Melissa 93 – The Five Vayus Prana Vayu

December 5, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 93 is on Prana Vayu. This hatha yoga class is a new 5 part series focused on the management of prana – vital life force energy that animates all levels of our being. Through these yoga classes we will become more attentive towards the energy flowing through our bodies and learn how […]

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Yoga with Melissa 92 Yoga Stories Tree Pose or Vrksasana

December 5, 2011 Melissa's Blog Posts

Yoga with Melissa 92 is on Tree Pose or Vrikshasana. This is the final hatha yoga class in the yoga story series. To finish off our series with will practice with tree pose which is said to be symbolic of birth and death. The seasonal nature of trees promises both death and rebirth. In this […]

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Yoga with Melissa 91 Yoga Stories Series: Bhujangasana Cobra with Dr. Melissa West

July 20, 2011 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 91 is on Cobra or Bhujangasana.  It is another story of rebirth and regeneration! The cobra is said to be a symbol of relinquishing our fears as we progress on the spiritual path. Shiva wears a cobra around his neck symbolizing his deep familiarity with the fear of death (he is the […]

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