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Restorative Yoga Pose for Anxiety: Reclined Bound Angle with Malia

November 1, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Anxiety Today we have a special guest, Malia Bradshaw from Malia Yoga. In this video Malia will show you her favorite restorative yoga pose for anxiety. She’ll also lead you through a short guided meditation to help relax the body and mind. Restorative yoga is a wonderful practice to reset the nervous system and get […]

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Yoga with Melissa 352 Back to School Yoga: Yoga and Body Image

October 7, 2016 Beginners Yoga Class
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Body Image In my experience and from what I have heard of yours, is that when watching yoga videos on YouTube they tend to be focused externally on the mastery of the body in physical form in asana, that is yoga posture. Many of you have spoken of your frustration with other classes and the […]

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What is Fibromyalgia and How Can Yoga Help?

August 28, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Fibromyalgia is an arthritis related condition which includes chronic muscular pain and stiffness, aches, inflammation, soft tissues tenderness, headaches, dizziness, nausea, cognitive impairment, general fatigue and disturbances in sleep. It affects mostly women between the ages of 30 and 50. Approximately 1 in 50 Americans were estimated to have fibromyalgia in 2004, or between 3 […]

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Yoga with Melissa 14: Releasing Spinal Tension with Dr. Melissa West

December 20, 2009 Earlier Yoga Episodes

In Yoga with Melissa 14, Melissa will take you through a series of yoga postures to release the tension that accumulates in your spine. We will begin with a guided relaxation and breath practice to bring awareness to your spine. From there side bends and twists open the individual vertebrae of your spine. Flexion and […]

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