Beginners Yoga Class

Yin Yoga for Tense and Stiff Shoulder Pain 60 min | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 422

February 9, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Shoulder Pain Are your shoulders are stiff and tense like mine? If you are like me I know you have tried a lot of things from massage, ibuprofen, heat and ice, and even exercises and movements to help relieve the shoulder pain. In this video I am going to show something different, how to get […]

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Yin Yoga for Upper Back Pain Relief | 60 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 420

January 31, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Upper Back Pain Relief Upper Back Pain is probably more accurately represented as upper and middle back pain and can occur anywhere form the base of your neck to the bottom of your rib cage. This part of your back includes your rib cage which attaches to the 12 vertebrae of your spine. It makes […]

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Power Yoga Basics with Michelle Goldstein – Yoga with Melissa 419

January 19, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Power Yoga Basics Learn the basic structure and feel of a power yoga class, with this simple, cardiovascular yoga flow. Power yoga is a dynamic yoga practice that combines strength building, breath work and mindfulness for an all over body workout. About Michelle: Michelle Goldstein is co-founder of Heart Alchemy Yoga, LA’s fastest growing yoga […]

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Beginner Yin Yoga 60 min | Mindfulness | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 412

December 1, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Mindfulness – Yin Yoga Norman Blair says ¨our mind is like a chimpanzee in a cappuccino bar.¨ We are intensely stimulated in our consumer culture to want more, buy more and consume more. We are inundated with commercials that keep our mind occupied with messages that preoccupy our mind with feelings of unworthiness and the […]

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Beginner Yin Yoga 60 min | Meridian Energy | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 411

November 25, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Meridian Energy Meridians are the energy channels or pathways through which our chi, energy or prana flows. These pathways are often described as waterways that feed the fields of our bodies or rivers of energy. Traditional chinese medicine calls them meridians. Ayurvedic medicine and yoga refers to them as nadis. There are twelve major meridians […]

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Beginner Yin Yoga 60 min | Why We Stress our Joints in Yin Yoga | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 410

November 17, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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beginner yin yoga Many people misunderstand the intention behind yin yoga, thinking that the long holds in yin yoga ¨stretch¨ the connective tissues, or ligaments, or joint capsules.On the contrary yin yoga stresses the connective tissues, including joint capsules, fascia, ligaments, tendons and even the muscles. Stressing connective tissue is quite different than stretching it. […]

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Beginner Yin Yoga | How to Practice Yin Yoga | 3 Principles of Yin | Yoga With Melissa 409

November 10, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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How to Practice Yin Yoga Yin Yoga is a genre of yoga that focuses on the deeper connective tissues wrapping around the joints, particularly in your hips, pelvis and lower spine. This is quite different from most forms of yoga which focus on the muscles. With yin yoga we hold yin yoga poses for longer […]

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Beginner Yin Yoga | Yin Yang | Yoga with Melissa 408

November 3, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Beginner Yin Yoga If you are brand new to yoga and get frustrated with other yoga classes on YouTube that move too quickly, don´t give modifications and are too hard to follow, don´t worry, our beginner yoga classes are actually for beginners, people who have never done yoga before. We have a 31 day beginner […]

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Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for Neck and Shoulders | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 407

October 28, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga We spend so much time rushing, pushing, trying to achieve and complete our to-do lists. Our life is spent attending to the external demands of our lives and in complete devotion to our overflowing schedules. When we move too quickly and follow the relentless fast pace of the dominant culture in which we […]

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Yoga for PMS Bloating, Gentle Flow & Restorative Yoga with Special Guest Anita Goa

October 20, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for PMS Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Dr. Melissa West. In this 52 minute flow yoga and restorative yoga class Anita Goa offers you a gentle yoga flow and some restorative yoga poses to help you with PMS bloating. PMS can include over 150 symptoms. In this yoga practice we […]

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