|Yoga with Melissa 108 - Vishnu Series: Garudasana or Eagle Pose|
In this first class in a series we explore eagle's pose in honor of Garuda, the demi-God who carries Vishnu.
|Yoga with Melissa 109 Vishnu Series: Fish Pose or Matsyasana|
Vishnu's first avatar was as a fish to guide Manu's arc (with two of every creature) to safety after a great flood. Vishnu is the God of preservation
|Yoga with Melissa 110, Vishnu Series Tortoise Pose|
Kurmasana, tortoise pose, which represents the second incarnation of Vishnu. We will explore the tortoise as a symbol of perseverance with a discernin
|Yoga with Melissa 111 Vishnu Series: Lion’s Pose or Simhasana|
Vishnus incarnation as part lion part man. Through the practice of lions pose or simhasana you will explore your fierceness, bravery, and independence
|Yoga with Melissa 112, Vishnu Series: Ram|
In honor of Vishnu's incarnation as Ram we will be practicing gentleness, affections, friendliness and tenderness. Together with his wife Sita, Ram wa
|Yoga with Melissa 113 Vishnu Series, Krishna/Gopala|
Vishnu's eighth incarnation was as Kirshna, the friend and teacher who delivers the Bhagavadgita to Arjuna. Krishna is a symbol of devotion, love, and pure joy. Through the Bhagavadgita Krishna shows the way of karma yoga and bhakti yoga.
|Yoga with Melissa 114, Vishnu Series, Buddha|
We continue our series of classes on Vishnu's avatars with his ninth incarnation as Buddha. In this incarnation Vishnu came to remove suffering from the world.
|Yoga with Melissa 115, Vishnu Series, Lakshmi|
During the last class in a series on Vishnu, we will focus on Lakshmi, the Goddess of Abundance. The concept for this class came from Danny Arguetty's book, Nourishing the Teacher: Inquiries, Contemplations and Insights on the Path of Yoga.