Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers

Melt away anxiety with this relaxing self massage and meditation

April 26, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Melt away anxiety Everyone is stressed out these days. Work, politics, finances, family, relationships … you name it. And with smart phones and social media occupying so much of our time, it’s easy to forget to take time for ourselves. Some of us get so disconnected from ourselves that we don’t even realize how anxious […]

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Spring Yoga Class and Resource Roundup

April 19, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Spring Yoga Classes Spring is a time of regeneration, growth and renewal, but it isn’t all daffodils and tulips. In your physical body, spring is the time that your liver and gallbladder organs are naturally cleansing themselves and so it is natural to feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster. You might feel angry, […]

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Relaxing Yoga Pose for Back Pain

April 5, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Do you have back pain? Today I am going to show you 1 yoga posture, with lots of modifications for knees, ankles and the inflexible to relax your painful back. Hi I’m Melissa with Yoga with Melissa, I teach Real Yoga for Real People, yoga you can do so you feel better, move better and […]

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Yin Yoga in Aromatherapy Sea Salt Bath for Adrenal Fatigue

March 29, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Sea Salt Bath for Adrenal Fatigue Today I’m going to show you 2 yin yoga poses for adrenal fatigue that you can do in a beautiful aromatherapy sea salt bath to restore energy. This will scratch the surface of adrenal fatigue so if you want to go deeper, with leading edge research and ongoing support […]

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Self Care Savasana

March 22, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Savasana Are you feeling pain in your neck, shoulders and back? Maybe you’re just feeling exhausted, stressed, anxious, sad, angry, and frustrated? If so, you are going to want to watch this video. This morning after writing up a video for Sherry Zak Morris’ Yoga JP channel called Hatha Yoga for Self Care I shifted […]

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What is Hatha Yoga?

March 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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What is Hatha Yoga? Have you ever wondered What exactly is hatha yoga? Today I am going to explain exactly what is meant by this style of yoga. Hi I’m Melissa with Yoga with Melissa, I offer Real Yoga for Real People, yoga you can do so you feel better, move better and connect with […]

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Mudra to Induce a Sound Sleep

March 8, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Mudra to Induce Sleep Do you have trouble sleeping? Today I’m going to show you a mudra, a yoga posture for your hands to help you sleep. Hi I’m Melissa with Yoga with Melissa, I offer Real Yoga for Real People, yoga you can do so you feel better, move better and connect with your […]

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Aromatherapy and Breath for Anxiety, Depression and Stress

March 1, 2017 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers
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Aromatherapy and Breath for Anxiety, Depression and Stress Today I am going to show you something super simple you can do anywhere to help you with anxiety, depression and stress. I received a question on stress, anxiety and depression from Manjit in the UK: Hi Dr Melissa West, hope you’re are well, needed your advice […]

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Five Minute Soft Foam Roller Shoulder Release

February 22, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Soft Foam Roller Shoulder Release Do you have tight shoulders and neck muscles from keyboarding, texting and hours at a desk? Then this video is for you. If you keep your arms by the side of your body a lot for keyboarding, texting, desk work, eating, driving, you need this five minute fascial release. This […]

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Trouble sleeping? Soothe yourself to sleep with this luxurious self-massage

February 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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With Special Guest – Rachel Richards When I ask my clients how much sleep they get, most of them laugh. We are an overworked, sleep-deprived society. Most of us don’t give ourselves the time we need to rest and restore our bodies. And even when we do, many of us have trouble falling or staying […]

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