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Restorative Yoga for the Common Cold | Restorative Yoga 461

November 16, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for the Common Cold This restorative yoga class for when you have a common cold modifies all the restorative yoga postures to account for congestion in the nasal passages and in the chest. Keeping the head above the heart alleviates pressure in the head. Backbends open up the chest and encourages the flow of […]

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Restorative Yin Yoga Sequence | Yoga with Melissa 458

October 29, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yin Yoga This 60 min restorative yin sequence is a full class offering the best of yin yoga and restorative yoga. Through props we will apply the first principle of yin and find the appropriate edge, that place where we can experience sensation, but not too much intensity. Too much intensity in a yin […]

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Restorative Yoga for Renewal and Sustainability | 60 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 446

July 27, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga The ongoing aggressive depletion of our energy reserves has become familiar to the point that the experience of exhaustion is just part of our normal human experience in our day to day life. Your presence here means that you are willing to become curious about your underlying attitude about your spiritual and energetic […]

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Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for Neck and Shoulders | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 407

October 28, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga We spend so much time rushing, pushing, trying to achieve and complete our to-do lists. Our life is spent attending to the external demands of our lives and in complete devotion to our overflowing schedules. When we move too quickly and follow the relentless fast pace of the dominant culture in which we […]

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Yoga for PMS Bloating, Gentle Flow & Restorative Yoga with Special Guest Anita Goa

October 20, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for PMS Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Dr. Melissa West. In this 52 minute flow yoga and restorative yoga class Anita Goa offers you a gentle yoga flow and some restorative yoga poses to help you with PMS bloating. PMS can include over 150 symptoms. In this yoga practice we […]

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Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for PMS | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 405

October 13, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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PMS If you experience fatigue, trouble sleeping, bloating, constipation or diarrhea, headaches or backaches, food cravings, joint or muscle pain, mood swings, irritability,, anxiety or depression, you may be experiencing the symptoms of PMS. Poor nourishment, stress, exhaustion, excess physical exercise, inactivity, overwork all contribute to PMS. Slowing down through restorative yoga allows us to […]

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Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for Lower Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 404

October 6, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Lower Back Pain Lower back pain can be caused from a torn or pulled muscle or ligament. Sometimes lower back pain is the result of lifting a heavy object or from a sudden movement. Lower back pain can also result poor posture or a sports injury. No matter the cause, this restorative yoga […]

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Restorative Yoga Full Class | 70 mins Intermediate | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 402

September 22, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga Full Class We all do too much while taking too little time for physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual nourishment. Restorative yoga gives us time to restore our energy. In restorative yoga we are practicing supported, passive yoga poses. With the use of yoga props such as bolsters, blocks, blankets and walls your […]

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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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Awakening Your True Self Series Boredom a Calming Restorative Yoga Class : Namaste Yoga 322

March 11, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Calming Restorative Yoga This week we continue with the five hindrances. The five hindrances are common mental states that arise in our practice and lives that can impede our practice. They have been observed and taught as part of Buddhist studies. In teaching about the five hindrances, Sharon Salzberg quotes the Buddha, he says, “Our […]

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