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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 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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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 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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