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Yin Yoga full Body Full Class | Fascia & Yin Yoga Part 2 | Yoga with Melissa 474

February 15, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga This Full Body Full Yin Yoga Class was created in response to Yoga with Melissa 473 and the discussion it generated. It focuses on fascia and yin yoga for 60 minutes. We will move through your full body from your feet, hips, hamstrings, spine and shoulders to stress the ligaments and joint capsules […]

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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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Yin Yoga full Body Full Class | Fascia & Yin Yoga | Yoga with Melissa 473

February 8, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga This Full Body Full Yin Yoga Class focuses on fascia and yin yoga for 60 minutes. We will move through all the joints of your body from your feet, knees, hips spine, to your shoulders to stress the ligaments and joint capsules so that over time they will become more spacious, thicker and […]

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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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Three Treasures Yin Yoga: Jing, Chi and Shen | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 469

January 11, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga In Chinese Medicine Theory there are three things, three treasures that are essential to sustaining your human life. Jing, Chi and Shen. Each of these three treasures contributes to your overall health and well-being. Jing chi is the essence energy which you were born with, inherited from your parents. It is the basis […]

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Reishi Hot Chocolate to Help our Yin Yoga Practice

January 9, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Hot Chocolate to Help our Yin Yin yoga is highly influenced by the philosophies of Traditional Chinese Medicine. When we come into a yin posture, we are coaxing the chi, or energy through the invisible energy highways that carry the chi and influence our organ systems and overall health and wellbeing, physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically […]

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Holy Basil, Lime and Himalayan Salt Tonic for Adrenal Fatigue

December 26, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Adrenal Fatigue Help Move over warm lemon water, there is something new that you can drink in the morning that will help with your adrenal fatigue. If you experience the exhaustion, body aches, sleep disturbances and digestive issues that come with adrenal fatigue, there is something else you can do in addition to the restorative […]

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Wellness Shots for Adrenal Fatigue

December 19, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Wellness Shots If you experience the exhaustion, body aches, sleep disturbances and digestive issues that come with adrenal fatigue, then today I have an alternative to the restorative yoga, yin yoga and yoga nidra that I usually offer you to cope with these symptoms. Today I am going to show you how to make a […]

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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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The Spirit Medicine of Tree Pose | Yin Yang Yoga | Five Element Theory Wood Element Part 3/7 Yoga with Melissa 460

November 9, 2018 Advanced Yoga Class
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Tree Pose We start resting into the support of the earth as we always do. Letting go of the tension of our physical, emotional, mental and energetic bodies down and into the earth like the root system of a tree sinking down into the earth. While trees continually seek to grow and expand upward and […]

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