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What Yoga Should You Do When You Are Sick | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 30

January 30, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga When You Are Sick On the final day of our 30 day new year challenge we will be answering the question, “What yoga should you do when you are sick?” These are my top tips for what yoga to do when you are sick, the best yoga do do when you are sick, whether […]

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How to do Yoga at Home | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 4

January 4, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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So how can you do yoga at home? I would suggest it starts the day before. #1 Figure out what time of day is going to be best for your yoga practice. It might be first thing in the morning before you go to work, but if you have to be at work early, that […]

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How to Start Yoga at Home for Beginners | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 3

January 3, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to Start Yoga For the third day of our 30 day yoga challenge for the new year we are talking about starting yoga at home if are a beginner yoga student. If you are brand new to yoga, I will take you step by step through how to start yoga at home for beginners. […]

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Why Does Yoga Work? | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 2

January 2, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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So, Why does yoga work? Well it may be difficult to answer the question, why does yoga work, there are more and more case studies being done showing that yoga does work. A 2017 study in the Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research found significant gains in flexibility and balance in the yoga group […]

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What Can Yoga Do for You | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge Day 1

January 1, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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What Can Yoga Do for You If you are wondering what yoga can do for you, in other words the benefits of yoga, then this short 5 minute video is for you. To start off our new year 31 day yoga challenge we will explore what yoga is good for, the advantages of yoga. I […]

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New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge Overview & FAQ | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Yoga Lifestyle with Dr. Melissa West

December 31, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge In this video I will give you an overview about our New Year 30 Day challenge and some of the most frequently asked questions that we get about the challenge. I will share with you how we will be incorporating yoga into your daily life with our short five […]

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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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20 Reasons Why you DON’T Need a New Year’s Resolution if you ALREADY Practice Yoga

December 28, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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20 Reasons Yogis DON’T Need a New Year’s Resolution Warning this page may take longer to load as I’ve put up lots of video links for you. It’s almost that time of year again. That time when everybody sets a new year’s resolution and starts the self-improvement projects. But if you already practice yoga, and […]

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Flow: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Flow Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 283

June 12, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Flow This week is about flow. As we finish up our series of classes on our inner critic we realize it can be challenging to see where one theme ends and the other begins. Befriending your inner critic, awareness, acceptance, choice, discernment, truth, truth in action, all flow into each other and are never ending. […]

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Truth in Action: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 282

June 5, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Truth in Action Today’s class is about truth in action. Over the last few weeks we have been digging deeper through the layers of our inner critic to discover the truth. We have been detaching from our inner critic and asking is that true? This week we will go a step further and explore what […]

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