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How to Prevent Knee Pain in Yoga

July 12, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Knee Pain in Yoga Today we are going to talk about 6 ways to prevent knee pain in yoga. 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 […]

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Spring Yoga Class and Resource Roundup

April 19, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Spring Yoga Classes Spring is a time of regeneration, growth and renewal, but it isn’t all daffodils and tulips. In your physical body, spring is the time that your liver and gallbladder organs are naturally cleansing themselves and so it is natural to feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster. You might feel angry, […]

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Yin Yoga in Aromatherapy Sea Salt Bath for Adrenal Fatigue

March 29, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Sea Salt Bath for Adrenal Fatigue Today I’m going to show you 2 yin yoga poses for adrenal fatigue that you can do in a beautiful aromatherapy sea salt bath to restore energy. This will scratch the surface of adrenal fatigue so if you want to go deeper, with leading edge research and ongoing support […]

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What is Hatha Yoga?

March 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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What is Hatha Yoga? Have you ever wondered What exactly is hatha yoga? Today I am going to explain exactly what is meant by this style of yoga. Hi I’m Melissa with Yoga with Melissa, I offer Real Yoga for Real People, yoga you can do so you feel better, move better and connect with […]

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45 Minute Yoga Flow Class for Beginners : Yoga with Melissa Episode 370

February 10, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga Flow for Beginners Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Melissa, Christina D’Arrigo from ChriskaYoga. This is a 45 minute yoga flow class for beginners by our guest this week, Christina from ChriskaYoga! If you are looking to try a yoga flow class at the beginner level, then this video will be […]

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Yoga with Melissa 365 Moving at the Speed of Our Bodies: Inner Balance and Abundance

January 6, 2017 Advanced Yoga Class
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Balance and Abundance Yoga with Melissa 365 Moving at the Speed of Our Bodies: Inner Balance and Abundance Brahmacharya and Aparigraha As we come into the New Year we enter a time when we have excessive expectations from our body. We want extravagant gains financially, professionally, and for our lives in general. We desire unreasonable […]

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Yoga with Melissa 356: Beginner Yoga for Relaxation

November 4, 2016 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Relaxation Today’s beginner yoga class is all about relaxation. Throughout the class we will focus on letting go of unnecessary tension in our body. Instead of bracing our bodies against gravity, we will allow the support of the earth to release our tension. During this class we will continually bring our attention to […]

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Yoga with Melissa #353 Back to School Yoga: Sankalpa/Intention

October 14, 2016 Beginners Yoga Class
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Intention in Yoga Michael Lee, founder of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, translates intention as “that which we hold within.” Michael Lee says, “What we hold within us has a good chance of becoming our reality because we are holding it at a subconscious level.” I love this definition of intention because it lets go of […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 249 | Yoga for Hips and Heart | 45 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class

October 17, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Nourishment to Others This 45 minute intermediate hatha yoga class for hips and heart class combines yoga for hips to connect with the pleasure of our second chakra and yoga for heart to open to our nurturing spirit in order to be able to offer the pleasure of nourishment to others. This gentle yoga class […]

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Restorative Yoga | 60 min Restorative Yoga with Bolster | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 248

October 10, 2014 Beginners Yoga Class
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Resting in Nourishment This one hour restorative yoga class with a bolster is to let go for deep rest. This restorative yoga class offers a gentle yoga sequence with your yoga bolster to access your parasympathetic nervous system to rest and digest and come into an alpha state. By coming into still and restorative yoga […]

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