hatha yoga

Fascia and Yin Yoga | Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa

February 13, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Fascia and Yin Yoga In this short video I will be offering an explanation of myofascia so that you know what it is and the difference between the way that we approach myofascia in a hatha yoga or vinyasa yoga class and the deeper connective tissue in a yin yoga class. I will also explain […]

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Three Treasures Yin Yang Yoga: Jing Chi, Chi and Shen – Yoga with Melissa Episode 470

January 18, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yin Yang Yoga In this yin yang yoga class we will combine the best of yin yoga with hatha yoga to preserve the three treasures: jing chi, chi and shen. We will focus on the strength of our physical body to enhance the container for our essence energy (jing chi), our vital energy (chi) and […]

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Take Refuge from Consumerism with this Hatha Yoga | Yoga with Melissa 462

November 26, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Full Hatha Yoga Class This intermediate hatha yoga class is a place of shelter, safety, protection and relief from the excessive consumerism and drive to accumulate that has become characteristic the commercial push of Black Friday only hours after the celebration of American Thanksgiving. In this intermediate hatha yoga class we will take the time […]

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Precious Human Life| Hatha Yoga for Gratitude | Yoga with Melissa 453

September 25, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Celebrating 9 Years on YouTube Part 1 Part 2 To celebrate nine years of Yoga with Melissa we will practice a Hatha Yoga Class for Gratitude with a focus on the first of the four reminders in Buddhist practice: Precious Human Life. We have been born at the most incredible time with access to a […]

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Power Yoga Basics with Michelle Goldstein – Yoga with Melissa 419

January 19, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Power Yoga Basics Learn the basic structure and feel of a power yoga class, with this simple, cardiovascular yoga flow. Power yoga is a dynamic yoga practice that combines strength building, breath work and mindfulness for an all over body workout. About Michelle: Michelle Goldstein is co-founder of Heart Alchemy Yoga, LA’s fastest growing yoga […]

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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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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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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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Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Buddhist Meditation

September 18, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vlog 84 – Restorative Yoga September can be such a whirlwind with back to school, back to work, and after summer vacations and holidays people come back to their yoga and meditation practices. I certainly have been on the go and feeling quite engaged with all of you in yoga and meditation this as we […]

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