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What Yoga Should You Do When You Are Tired | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 29

January 29, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga when you are tired On day 29 of our 30 day new year yoga challenge we will be talking about what kind of yoga you should do when you are tired. If you experience insomnia and anxiety and you are looking for the best yoga for a sound sleep, then you are in the […]

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How to Sleep with Yoga: Yoga Nidra | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 27

January 27, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Nidra On day 27 of our 30 day challenge we are answering the question: How to sleep with Yoga. The answer I am going to share with you is something called: yoga nidra or sleep yoga. Yoga nidra or Sleep Yoga is a form of meditation where you get the benefits of meditation and […]

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60 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Hips and Hamstrings | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 418

January 12, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hips and Hamstrings In today’s intermediate yin yoga class for hips and hamstrings we are going to focus on what happens inside our body from an energetic point of view. The energy channels that flow through our body, called meridians, nourish the urinary bladder meridian and stomach meridian when we are doing yin yoga poses […]

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How to do Yoga Breathing | 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 10

January 10, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to do Yoga Breathing In Day 10 of our 30 day yoga challenge I am going to share with you how to do yoga breathing exercises or pranayama. The benefits of yoga breathing are endless! They help with everything from back pain, anxiety, high blood pressure, headaches, heart disease, chronic pain, hypertension, epilepsy, asthma, […]

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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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Types of Yoga | Difference Between Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga | Which is Right for You?

October 11, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga Have you ever been curious about the difference between yin yoga and restorative yoga? If so, this video is for you. Yin yoga and restorative yoga are similar in that they both hold poses for long periods of time anywhere from 3 minutes upwards to 10 or even 20 minutes […]

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Yoga Breathing Exercise for Anxiety | Special Guest Rachel Marie White

October 4, 2017 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers
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✮ NADI SHODHANA | ONE-NOSTRIL BREATH ✮ Today Rachel Marie White is a special guest on Lifestyle with Melissa West. Rachel is a yoga teacher at Sleepy Santosha where she provides gentle yoga classes for people living with chronic pain and chronic illness. In this video, Rachel will demonstrate how to practice a pranayama or […]

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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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Jealousy, Envy and Comparison, Yoga for Emotional Balance, Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 399

September 1, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Jealousy ¨Our being is a brilliant pattern of energies, a spectrum of possibilities. At every moment we have the capacity to experience the open dimension of what we are.¨ Ngakpa Chogyam and Khandro Dechen ¨Emotions are intelligent expressions of energy that can lead us to our awakened nature.¨ Reggie Ray Jealousy, envy and comparison, like […]

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15 min Self Love Self Massage with Special Guest Rachel Richards

August 16, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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15 min Self Love Self Massage This is a 15 minute full body self massage video for self love. Most of us have been there at some point in our lives. We feel unworthy, undeserving, afraid of the future, regretful of the past, and even self-loathing. It’s time to show yourself the same love and […]

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