sciatica

80 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Lower Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 421

February 2, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
Thumbnail image for 80 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Lower Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 421

Yoga for Lower Back Pain A 2012 study in the Journal of Complementary Medicine found that yoga reduces pain, anxiety and depression and improves spinal mobility in patients with chronic lower back pain more effectively than physiotherapy exercises. Low back pain occurs from anywhere below your ribcage to the top of your legs. It can […]

Read the full article →

Back Pain Relief with Yoga from Standing all Day | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Yoga Day 24

January 24, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Back Pain Relief with Yoga from Standing all Day | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Yoga Day 24

Back Pain Relief On day 24 of our 30 day New Year Yoga challenge I will share with you my favourite yoga poses for back pain relief. These are the best yoga exercises to help you recover from standing all day. If you stand all day at work, then you are going to want to […]

Read the full article →

75 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 417

January 5, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for 75 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 417

Yoga for Back Pain Back pain is a symptom caused by numerous biopsychosocial conditions. If you are like me you are probably wondering what biopsychosocial means. Basically it means that your back pain is not just caused by spinal pathologies such as herniated discs, in fact they make up less than 1% of back pain. […]

Read the full article →

What Yin Yoga is Best for Lower Back Pain?

December 6, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for What Yin Yoga is Best for Lower Back Pain?

Lower Back Pain Hi I’m Melissa from Yoga with Dr. Melissa West, we´re all about We are all about connection, connection to a teacher and teachings that allow you to connect with your True Nature and a community of people that are dedicated to a genuine path of spiritual transformation. If you are new here, […]

Read the full article →

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

October 6, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
Thumbnail image for Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for Lower Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 404

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 […]

Read the full article →

Is your habitual posture causing you joint compression and pain

December 21, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Is your habitual posture causing you joint compression and pain

Joint Compression Stay tuned all the way to the end so I can tell you where to go to get 3 quick and easy posture breaks to avoid connective tissue dehydration, joint compression and pain. As human beings the habitual posture that we take more than any other posture is that of sitting in a […]

Read the full article →

What is Brain Yoga and Why Do We Need It?

December 16, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for What is Brain Yoga and Why Do We Need It?

Brain Yoga Stay tuned all the way to the end and I will tell you how to get 3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Cross-Crawling Into Your Daily Life Habitual movements and postures such as sitting in chairs for long periods of time, keyboarding and texting, causes something called sensory motor amnesia, that is patterns of […]

Read the full article →

The Problem with the Chair and Screen Habit and How Yoga Can Help

November 23, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for The Problem with the Chair and Screen Habit and How Yoga Can Help

Wrist Stretches Stay tuned all the way to the end because I’m going to tell you where you can go to get a pdf of 3 easy steps on how to take a break from the chair and screen habit. We live in a world where we spend too much time sitting, specifically sitting in […]

Read the full article →