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Restorative Yoga for Busyness | Attention Economy Series | Yoga with Melissa 495

August 6, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga Over the last few weeks, we have been focusing on the attention economy and how this affects our physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual bodies.The idea that the explosion of information available to us has led to a battle for our attention. Advertisers fight for our attention with distracting and over the top […]

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Restorative Yoga for Highly Sensitive People | Yoga with Melissa 488

June 3, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga Over the last two weeks in the yoga for highly sensitive people series we have focused on how highly sensitive people process more, more deeply and how they become easily overstimulated. As such, restorative yoga is a perfect practice that will give highly sensitive people the time to rest and digest. In a […]

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Restorative Yoga with Self Myofascial Release | Yoga with Melissa 471

January 28, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Myofascial Release Self myofascial release of your plantar fascia, pec minor, erector spinae, subscapularis, and neck will be offered before you go into your restorative pose allowing you to release more deeply into each restorative yoga pose in this class. The ability to release myofascial tension in restorative yoga is greatly increased when we apply […]

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Restorative Yoga for the New Year | Yoga with Melissa 467

December 29, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Restorative Yoga In this restorative yoga class for energy I will share with you the biggest and most common mistake you can avoid making when setting your intention for the new year. At this time of year there is a tremendous amount of energy to get up and do something, to make something happen. Whether […]

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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 Yoga for When You Are Exhausted and Tired | Yoga with Melissa 454

September 28, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga This restorative yoga class is perfect for when you are exhausted and tired. Whether you have chronic fatigue syndrome, adrenal fatigue or you are just plain worn out from work, school, and looking after your family, this restorative yoga class is designed to renew your energy. It will allow you to tap into […]

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The Untold Secret of Why we Practice Restorative Yoga in Less than 5 minutes

June 27, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Why we Practice Restorative Yoga Have you ever wondered why we practice restorative yoga? Stay with me, because in the rest of this video, I am going to explain why. As many of you probably already know, in restorative yoga we do long held passive restorative yoga postures using props. You are completely supported by […]

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Restorative Yoga for Deep Renewal: Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 437

May 27, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga In this one hour restorative yoga class for deep renewal we will take the time to gently repair your worn-out, overwhelmed, anxious and run-down body and stressed out minds. Using props such as blankets, blocks and bolsters we will support your body in gentle, long held restorative postures that are deeply calming to […]

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