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Self Myofascial Release for Hip Flexors | Hatha Yoga Full Class | Yoga with Melissa 485

May 3, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Release for Hip Flexors In this 60 minute hatha yoga class with self myofascial release for your hip flexors you are going to learn about the amazing sensory world of fascia and mechanoreceptors, specifically: pacinian mechanorecptors. This hatha yoga class for hip flexors will combine the long holds of hatha yoga with self myofascial release […]

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Hatha Yoga with Self Myofascial Release for Neck and Shoulders | Yoga with Melissa 484

April 26, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hatha Yoga This 60 minute full length, neck and shoulder self myofascial release hatha yoga class combines the best of hatha yoga and self myofascial release. Based on the latest, most up to date research on myofascial release we will attend to myofascial tissue of your neck and shoulders that have been misaligned due to […]

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Daily Hatha Yoga for Strength

April 17, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Strength Did you know: According to Harvard Medical school, after the age of 30, you lose 3-5% muscle mass per decade. One in three women over fifty will experience osteoporotic fractures. 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. The number of people living with diabetes worldwide has […]

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Total Body Yoga 60 min Full Body Yoga Postures | Yoga with Melissa 480

April 2, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Full Body Yoga This 60 minute total body yoga class will give your full body a total body a deep yoga stretch and strengthening routine that you can do every day. Total body poses that strengthen your back open your chest and tone your abdominal organs will allow you to let go of unhealthy feelings […]

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Why Release Fascia? | Calves and Malasana

February 6, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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fascia and yoga In this short yoga video I will answer the question, why release fascia. There is some debate in the field of myofascial release about the effectiveness of myofascial release right now. Do the foam rollers and balls used to release fascia actually work? How does myofascial release work with yoga? In this […]

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Full Body Hatha Yoga with Self Myofascial Release | Yoga with Melissa 472

February 1, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hatha Yoga This 75 minute full length, full body myofascial release yoga class combines the best of hatha yoga and self myofascial release. Based on the latest, most up to date research on myofascial release we will attend to fascial tissue in your chest, shoulders, neck, spine, and back that have been misaligned due to […]

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How to Release Fascia | Foot Release Plantar Fascia and Downdog | Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa

January 30, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Release Fascia In this short video we will be exploring how to release fascia in a way that is effective for our yoga practice. We will begin by answering the questions: What is Fascia? What is myofascial release? How does it work with foam rollers and balls. In this video we will do some myofascial […]

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What is Fascia Release? Neck Release for Neck Pain Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa

January 23, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Fascia Release In this short video I will talk about myofascial release, what it is and how it relates to yoga. I will talk about the foam rollers and balls that people are using for myofascial release and how those work. Later in the video we will use the examples of our neck pain and […]

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Yin Yang Yoga for Holiday Meal Digestion | Yoga with Melissa 465

December 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yin Yang Yoga for Holidays As we enter into the holiday season all the enjoyment of super yummy food, extra travel and holiday stress can wreak havoc on our digestive systems. Digestive issues from the stomach pain of overeating, gas, heartburn, acid reflux, and constipation are common with big holiday meals. You are offering the […]

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Hatha Yoga Bedtime Sequence: Yoga with Melissa 457

October 19, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Bedtime Yoga This 60 minute hatha yoga bedtime sequence will help to prepare your body for deep rest. Hatha translates as ¨sun and moon¨ yoga means to yoke, to join or unite. In this hatha yoga class we will be connecting with the lunar energy which is more quiet, reflective and receptive than the sun […]

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