Intermediate Yoga Class

Yin Yoga Full Class Hips & Shoulders | 60 min Intermediate | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 432

April 20, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hips & Shoulders When we practice yin yoga we are getting into the deeper connective tissue or fascia of the body. Fascia is the connective tissue that surrounds all the structures of your body, like a web, from your head to your toes. There are three kinds of fascia: superficial (the kind that surrounds your […]

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Yin Yang Yoga Full Class: Hips and Butt | 60 min | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 431

April 13, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yang Yoga Yin yoga is slow, steady, stationary and focuses on surrendering to gravity with lots of floor poses. Yang yoga is mobile, it builds strength and it requires more muscular effort. There is no such thing as purely yin or purely yang, as each has elements of the other in them. In this […]

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Yoga Nidra for Sleep Yoga Guided Meditation 20 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 430

April 6, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Sleep Yoga This full length yoga nidra for sleep guided meditation will help your body and mind to easily fall into a deep sleep. If you suffer from insomnia, yoga nidra is a wonderful practice to regenerate and re-balance. Yoga nidra is a powerful meditation to access deep restorative sleep that will allow your body […]

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Calming Restorative Yoga for Deep Sleep | 60 min | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 429

April 1, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Deep Sleep Do you find you are so worried about the anxieties of the next day that you have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep? In the rest of this restorative yoga class for sleep we are going to enter into a kinship with sleep with a reverence that allows us to let go of […]

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Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief | Intermediate 60 min | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 427

March 16, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief In yin yoga, when we pull and pressurize our connective tissues by putting our bodies into yin yoga postures, we stimulate the flow of energy along meridian pathways. This allows the flow of chi to be strong and mobile. The belief is that it is through the connective tissue that […]

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The Ultimate Secret of Yin Yoga for Legs | 60 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 424 LIVE

February 26, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga for Legs In this yin yoga class for your legs we will focus on the quadriceps, inner thighs (adductors) outer thighs (abductors) and hamstrings. Yin yoga for legs is entirely appropriate because yin yoga is generally intended to target the lower body. The lower body, including your hips, pelvis, inner thighs and lower […]

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80 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Lower Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 421

February 2, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga for Lower Back Pain A 2012 study in the Journal of Complementary Medicine found that yoga reduces pain, anxiety and depression and improves spinal mobility in patients with chronic lower back pain more effectively than physiotherapy exercises. Low back pain occurs from anywhere below your ribcage to the top of your legs. It can […]

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60 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Hips and Hamstrings | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 418

January 12, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hips and Hamstrings In today’s intermediate yin yoga class for hips and hamstrings we are going to focus on what happens inside our body from an energetic point of view. The energy channels that flow through our body, called meridians, nourish the urinary bladder meridian and stomach meridian when we are doing yin yoga poses […]

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Holiday Special Yin Yoga for the New Year: Liver Meridian| Detox | 90 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West #416

December 30, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Liver Meridian Happy New Year! In this Holiday Special New Year Live intermediate Yin Yoga class we will be doing a liver meridian detox. In our culture the new year is a time of new beginnings. To support us at this time of year it is important that our liver is functioning well. As we […]

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Intermediate Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulders | 76 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West -Episode 415

December 22, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Intermediate Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulders Your shoulders are one of the most mobile and yet also one of the most complicated joints in your body. Shoulder movement is actually made up of two part your arm movement and your scapula movement Your arm has 6 degrees of freedom and your scapula can move […]

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