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Favorite Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips with Su

November 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips There are so many yoga poses that will help to relieve tight hip muscles. In this video, I am sharing 3 of my favorite stretches for tight hips: Seated Figure 4 Reclined Figure 4 Figure 4 Twist Connect with Su: facebook – click here twitter – click here instagram – […]

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Connection | Yoga for Emotional Balance | Celebrating 400 Episodes | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 400

September 8, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Connection While we think that earning more money is going to make us happier, science of neurobiology is showing again and again, that is our social connections that matter the most. In this intermediate hatha yoga class we will explore how connection is crucial to our emotional balance. We will begin this hatha yoga class […]

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Yoga for Beginners | Beginner Yoga: Absolute Beginner 1 hour | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 268

February 27, 2015 Beginners Yoga Class
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Absolute Beginners Today’s yoga class is designed for the absolute beginner. You can do this class if you have never done a yoga class before in your life. I will give you slow, easy to follow, step-by-step instructions and tell you exactly how to get in and out of each and every pose. Detailed instructions […]

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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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Yoga for Hips and Shoulders, 50 min Yoga Class, Samadhi, The Eight Limbs of Yoga, Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 231

June 13, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga Bliss The final class in the eight limbs of yoga series will begin by releasing your shoulders and hips to prepare you for three seated meditations to bring you as close to an experience of samadhi (bliss) as possible. Samadhi is a merging with your Divine Consciousness and True Self and so we will […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 230: Eagle Pose or Garudasana, 50 min yoga class, Dhyana: The Eight Limbs of Yoga

June 6, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Continuous Meditation The seventh class in the eight limbs of yoga series is about dhyana or meditation. Dhyana arises naturally out of the sixth limb, dharana, a gentle awareness. The difference between the two is that dhyana is continuous. In this class we will use eagle pose to generate a continuous focus and as a […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 229, Yoga for Hips, 1 hr Hatha Yoga Class, Dharana: The Eight Limbs of Yoga

May 30, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga for Hips The sixth class in our eight limbs of yoga series will focus on dharana which translates as concentration. It is as if everything in our series has led us to this point. Through the yama and niyama we develop a reverence for ourselves and all living beings in the world with whom […]

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I have problems with my right hip been sore and tight … wondering what I can focus on to loosen it up?

August 6, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Cara from FaceBook, I have problems with my right hip been sore and tight … wondering what I can focus on to loosen it up? lunge pigeon stand on block and swing Sometimes the best thing is to do is leave it alone, rest. Happy Hips Video  which is also available on my membership site […]

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