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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 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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How to Relax with Restorative Yoga at Home in 60 mins | Yoga with Melissa 442

June 29, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Relax with Restorative Yoga As a Ph. D. in communications and cultural studies, I am continually reflecting on the ways that the culture we live in is mediated by the communication systems through which we consume our lives and how that transforms our individual experiences, our everyday life and our relationships. The constant demands to […]

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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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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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Yoga with Melissa 260 | Restorative Yoga Full Class (53 mins) | Restorative Yoga with Bolster

January 2, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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restorative yoga This 53 minute full restorative yoga class is with a bolster, 2 yoga blocks, yoga strap, meditation cushion, folded blanket, chair and a wall. There is one standing hatha yoga posture in this class (Goddess Victory Squat) however it is used to gather energy. This restorative yoga class will help to relieve the […]

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