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Meditation for Anxiety | Special Guest Joelle Anderson from Kernel of Wisdom

October 18, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Meditation for Anxiety Today we have a special guest on Yoga Lifestyle with Dr. Melissa West: Joelle Anderson from Kernel of Wisdom. In this short meditation, Joelle uses a deep belly relaxation breath to help calm the body and the mind. Breathing deeply into the belly can help to stimulate the vagus nerve, signalling the […]

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Types of Yoga | Difference Between Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga | Which is Right for You?

October 11, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga Have you ever been curious about the difference between yin yoga and restorative yoga? If so, this video is for you. Yin yoga and restorative yoga are similar in that they both hold poses for long periods of time anywhere from 3 minutes upwards to 10 or even 20 minutes […]

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Bone Broth Benefits: Insomnia, IBS, Anxiety and Stress

October 10, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bone Broth Benefits Do you experience IBS, constipation, food sensitivities, stress, anxiety, insomnia, or joint inflammation from arthritis? If so, this video on the benefits of bone broth is for you. A lot of us can relate to experiencing stress and anxiety. We go through periods when we take on too much work, we do […]

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Yoga Breathing Exercise for Anxiety | Special Guest Rachel Marie White

October 4, 2017 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers
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✮ NADI SHODHANA | ONE-NOSTRIL BREATH ✮ Today Rachel Marie White is a special guest on Lifestyle with Melissa West. Rachel is a yoga teacher at Sleepy Santosha where she provides gentle yoga classes for people living with chronic pain and chronic illness. In this video, Rachel will demonstrate how to practice a pranayama or […]

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Healthy Hot Chocolate Recipe

October 3, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today we are going to make healthy hot chocolate 🙂 Hi I´m Melissa from Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa today we are going to make healthy hot chocolate. If you are new here we put out a video like this every Tuesday. We also put out a vlog on Mondays at 9 am PT and we […]

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Self-Massage for Constipation

September 20, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Do you suffer from constipation? Hi I’m Melissa from Yoga with Melissa. I offer Real Yoga for Real People. We are all about connection. Connection with a teacher and teachings that allow you to connect with your True Self and to a community of people who support each other on a genuine path of spiritual […]

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Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Buddhist Meditation

September 18, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vlog 84 – Restorative Yoga September can be such a whirlwind with back to school, back to work, and after summer vacations and holidays people come back to their yoga and meditation practices. I certainly have been on the go and feeling quite engaged with all of you in yoga and meditation this as we […]

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Yoga Pose to Balance Your Hormones

September 13, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Balance Your Hormones Recently my friend Kelly,  has inspired me to reflect more on hormonal health. So today I thought I would share with you 1 yoga pose that can support your ovaries and the balance of your estrogen and progesterone. Your ovaries keep your reproductive system running smoothly and a balance of estrogen and […]

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Low Sugar Smoothie Bowl for Energy Focus and Immunity

September 12, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Energy Focus and Immunity In this video I show you how to make a low sugar smoothie bowl for energy, focus and immunity. Often times smoothie bowls can be loaded with sugar because their base is made with high sugar fruit like bananas. Add to that the base is usually raw and it can be […]

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How to do Self Massage for Self Forgiveness with Special Guest Rachel Richards

September 6, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Self Massage for Self Forgiveness Do you dwell on the past? Are you stuck in a cycle of resentment and guilt? It’s time to forgive yourself so that you can move on and enjoy life. Join Rachel in this easy self forgiveness self massage for the feet, calves, hips, hands, chest, pecs, shoulders, and head, […]

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