back pain yoga

​30 minute ​Yoga ​Class ​for Back Pain Relief with Special guest Shima Flow Yoga

November 29, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Back Pain Relief Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Dr. Melissa West, Jodi from Shima Flow Yoga. Jodi is going to take us through a 28 minute yoga practice with poses to relieve lower back pain. Lower back pain affects millions of people every day and can be caused by many things […]

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Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for Lower Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 404

October 6, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Lower Back Pain Lower back pain can be caused from a torn or pulled muscle or ligament. Sometimes lower back pain is the result of lifting a heavy object or from a sudden movement. Lower back pain can also result poor posture or a sports injury. No matter the cause, this restorative yoga […]

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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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Back Problems

September 30, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Do you have back pain and problems? It could be that sitting for prolonged periods of time is causing your back pain and back issues. It is estimated that American adults spend 10 hours a day sitting. That is a lot of time sitting. Did you know that sitting puts more pressure on your spine […]

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How to Help Back Pain with Yoga

March 25, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to Help Back Pain with Yoga Today’s question comes from Tamara via email. She has chronic back pain. She has been to see her doctor who has through a series of diagnostics determined that she has muscle strain and poor postural habits. Tamara has requested help with a yoga program that will help her […]

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Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain, Untruth to Truth, Asatoma Satgamaya Mantra, Yoga with Melissa 238

August 1, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Truth This class is an excellent preview of the exclusive content coming for our members. A 10-class Shoulder Short series. People want shorter videos, they get it on the membership site. These are 10, 20-30 minute videos focusing on releasing your upper, back, neck and shoulders based on the classic Upper Back, neck and Shoulders […]

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Surrender, 45 minute Intermediate Hatha Yoga, Yoga with Melissa 237

July 25, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Surrender Today’s yoga class combines a series of yoga postures to lengthen and free up your hamstrings. Additionally standing postures that invite stability to your legs and freedom in your spine through gentle backbends will also be practiced. We will round out this practice with a supported inversion, backbend and reclined twist before we come […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 21: Kidney and Bladder Meridians with Dr Melissa West

February 21, 2010 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga with Melissa 21 is a fabulous class for back pain, stress, and exhaustion.  In this yoga class we return to the kidney and bladder meridians of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The kidneys are the dominant organ of winter and rule the water element and all the fluid systems in the body including circulatory, lymphatic, endocrine […]

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