Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers

Why Breathing Calms You Down

July 22, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Breathing In this video I am going to explain how we can sometimes unintentionally use our sympathetic nervous system (our fight or flight) to turn on our parasympathetic nervous system (our rest and digest) and ultimately why breathing calms us down. A couple of weeks ago I listened to an old Ted Talk by Max […]

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Top 10 FAQ Yoga Exercises to Improve Eyesight

July 17, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Improve Eyesight In January of 2018 I released a video on How to Improve Your Eyesight with Yoga that has recently become incredibly popular on this channel. In this video I am going to answer your most FAQs from the comments in that video. The eye yoga video had 6 yoga eye exercises to improve […]

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Breathing Exercise for Anxiety | Lower Belly Breathing Part 2

July 16, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Lower Belly Breathing Part 2 This breathing exercise for your lower belly to relieve anxiety will be preceded by a short yoga pose to release your psoas. We will check in and notice how a yoga pose helps us to open up our lower belly. The first breathing exercise continues our exploration of lower belly […]

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5 Ways to Get Through Constipation on Your Keto Diet

July 10, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Keto Diet Constipation In this short article I am going to share with you 5 ways to avoid constipation on the keto diet. The keto diet has become incredibly popular among those wanting to lose weight but it is also popular for those with neurological issues, heart disease and diabetes. I am not here to […]

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Breathing Exercise for Anxiety | Lower Belly Breathing Part 1

July 9, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Lower Belly Breathing This is the first of many breathing exercise practices that we are going to do together here on Yoga with Melissa. The first breathing exercise that we are going to explore over the next several weeks is lower belly breathing. This breathing is wonderful for relieving anxiety, it creates space away from […]

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6 Things That Happen When You Breathe Through Your Nose

July 8, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Breathe Through Your Nose Breathwork is the hottest thing right now, from Wim Hoff to Buteyko the trend continues to be on the rise. Nose breathing, both inhaling and exhaling through your nose is recommended by Dr. Buteyko for conditions such as anxiety, asthma, digestion, immunity, and sleep disorders. But why is nose breathing so […]

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The Future of our Yoga with Melissa YouTube Channel

July 4, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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The Future This video is about the direction and vision of the Yoga with Melissa channel as we move into our 10 year anniversary on YouTube as well as the specifics for July 2019. Don’t worry I’m still going to teach you yin yoga, restorative yoga, yin yang yoga and yoga nidra and sleep yoga. […]

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Breathwork, Avoid Constipation, Improve Eyesight, Grow Taller and Sit Cross Legged with Yoga

July 3, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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July Yoga The Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa YouTube channel was created as a secondary channel to answer the questions that were coming up in response to my yoga videos on my main channel, Yoga with Melissa. Videos that are popular on Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa are yoga for eyesight, yoga for constipation, yoga for sleep, […]

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Why I don´t practice Positive Affirmations

June 24, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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No Positive Affirmations? Positive Affirmations are incredibly popular. Millions of people practice positive affirmations in the morning, to help them sleep, for success, for abundance, for self love, for manifestation, for anxiety, for work. There are positive affirmations for women, for men, and for children. There are daily affirmations, mantras and meditations for an abundance […]

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What are the Five Bhavas?

June 20, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Five Bhavas? Bhakti yoga is a yoga of the Hindu tradition that offers a total surrender and faith to God and develops our capacity to love. It is said when realization is reached on this path of devotion that you will love all and hate none. It is not about generating love for personal gain. […]

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