Teaching Power Vinyasa Yoga this Weekend @ Cape Ann Power Yoga

What is Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga? Attn Cape Ann Friends and those near and far. You can try it out with me this weekend @capeannpoweryoga 186 Main St., Gloucester, MA Sat. Oct 31, 9am and Sun Nov 1, 11am It’s invigorating, powerful, energetic form of yoga where participants move or “flow” from pose to pose while connecting their breath to movement. Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga is taught in temperatures ranging from 80-99 degrees so students sweat, and leave feeling refreshed and revitalized. All levels are Welcome! There is a Beautifully clean ( they use a Thieves Cleaner that smells incredible) and socially distanced Ocean View Studio with hardwood floors and practice pods or if you are more comfortable staying home and login with the Zoom Option ($12 drop in). Easy to sign up on the MindBody App or capeannpoweryoga.com #whybaptisteyoga #hotvinyasa #levelupleveldown #hotyoga #baptisteaffiliatestudio #matchingmovementandbreath #melissaabbottyoga #gloucesterma #capeann #capeannyoga #youaregoingtolikethewayyoufeel #gratitude #yogaisforthewillingnottheflexible Any Questions? PM me for details ❤️🧘‍♀️❤️

Published by Melissa Abbott Yoga & Meditation Podcast

A lifelong meditator, learner and seeker, Melissa started her journey with a Hatha Yoga class in 1970 at age 17. Later after a stint in Art School and extensive travel, Melissa became a resident at Shree Muktananda Ashram in upstate NY studying Siddha Yoga meditation practices and is a disciple of Gurumayi Chidvilasananda and the Siddha Lineage Of Swami Muktananda and Bhagwan Nityananda. There she became acquainted with Shaiva Tantra Meditation from Kashmir, while studying with Dr. Paul Mueller Ortega, Dr.Douglas Brooks, Sally Kempton aka Swami Durgananda and many other teachers residing there at that time. Melissa also studied Tibetan Buddhist Practices of the Sakya Lineage with Luding Khenchen Rimpoche. Melissa has had a 40+ year meditation practice receiving many initiations and transmissions from many great contemporary teachers. Currently, since 2017 Melissa has been studying with Christopher Wallis a Sanskrit Scholar Phd covering “The Recognition Sutras”, “Vijnana Bhairava”, “Spanda Karikas”, and “Tantraloka”. Melissa is an avid reader, studying with the scholarly works of Christopher Wallis PhD, Alexis Sanderson Phd.Oxford University , Christopher Tompkins PHd Candidate University Of CA Berkley, and James Mallinson from SOAS in London. A member of Academia.org, Melissa keeps up with the latest translations of historic Yogic Writings by contemporary scholars. On the Hatha Yoga front, Melissa has studied Iyengar and Anusara Hatha Yoga in the 1990’s and later took her first hot yoga class 10 years ago with Suzanne Elliott in Merritt Island, FL, becoming a Raja Hot Core Hatha Yoga 500 hour Teacher in 2016 with Craig Villani. In 2017 she became a USA Yoga Coach and started judging video submissions in 2019. In 2018 Melissa studied with Jimmy Barkan Level 2 Hot Vinyasa Training in Ft Lauderdale and 2019 Adi Westerman’s Teaching 26/2 Plus Training. A member of the Original Hot Yoga Asso OHYA and a Hot Yoga Teacher at Steam House Hot Yoga & Pilates in Epping NH www.steamhousenh.com and Blue Yoga Group in Swampscott, MA. “Melissa Abbott Yoga and Meditation” has a weekly Visionary Tantric Yoga & Yoga Nidra Podcast available on Spotify, ITunes Podcasts, Podbean and YouTube.

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