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Yin Yoga full Body Full Class | Fascia & Yin Yoga Part 2 | Yoga with Melissa 474

February 15, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga This Full Body Full Yin Yoga Class was created in response to Yoga with Melissa 473 and the discussion it generated. It focuses on fascia and yin yoga for 60 minutes. We will move through your full body from your feet, hips, hamstrings, spine and shoulders to stress the ligaments and joint capsules […]

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Yin Yoga full Body Full Class | Fascia & Yin Yoga | Yoga with Melissa 473

February 8, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga This Full Body Full Yin Yoga Class focuses on fascia and yin yoga for 60 minutes. We will move through all the joints of your body from your feet, knees, hips spine, to your shoulders to stress the ligaments and joint capsules so that over time they will become more spacious, thicker and […]

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Yin Yoga for Holiday Stress Relief | Yoga with Melissa 464

December 7, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Holiday Stress Relief This is a one hour full body yin yoga class to relieve stress for the holidays. The yin yoga poses will focus on the kidney, liver, spleen and heart meridians. Yin yoga is a mindfulness practice that has its roots in Buddhist philosophy. This class will draw on the first noble truth […]

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Beginner Yin Yang Yoga 30 min Full Body Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 426

March 9, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yin Yang Yoga Yin and yang are complementary, interconnected, and interdependent forces that interrelate with each other. Yin and Yang for a complementary system in which there is always darkness in light and light in darkness. Consider the symbol of yin and yang and the way night gives way to day. When it comes to […]

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The Ultimate Secret of Yin Yoga for Legs | 60 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 424 LIVE

February 26, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga for Legs In this yin yoga class for your legs we will focus on the quadriceps, inner thighs (adductors) outer thighs (abductors) and hamstrings. Yin yoga for legs is entirely appropriate because yin yoga is generally intended to target the lower body. The lower body, including your hips, pelvis, inner thighs and lower […]

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Yin Yoga for Digestion: Stomach and Spleen Meridian | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 423

February 16, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Digestion Your stomach meridian runs along the front of the leg and goes up the center sides of the torso through the diaphragm all the way to the nose. The spleen meridian runs on the inside of the leg, through the groin and goes up the sides of the body through the diaphragm, […]

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Yin Yoga for Upper Back Pain Relief | 60 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 420

January 31, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Upper Back Pain Relief Upper Back Pain is probably more accurately represented as upper and middle back pain and can occur anywhere form the base of your neck to the bottom of your rib cage. This part of your back includes your rib cage which attaches to the 12 vertebrae of your spine. It makes […]

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60 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Hips and Hamstrings | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 418

January 12, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hips and Hamstrings In today’s intermediate yin yoga class for hips and hamstrings we are going to focus on what happens inside our body from an energetic point of view. The energy channels that flow through our body, called meridians, nourish the urinary bladder meridian and stomach meridian when we are doing yin yoga poses […]

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Holiday Special Yin Yoga for the New Year: Liver Meridian| Detox | 90 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West #416

December 30, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Liver Meridian Happy New Year! In this Holiday Special New Year Live intermediate Yin Yoga class we will be doing a liver meridian detox. In our culture the new year is a time of new beginnings. To support us at this time of year it is important that our liver is functioning well. As we […]

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Intermediate Yin Yoga for Hips | 80 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 413

December 8, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Intermediate Yin Yoga One of the most requested classes in the world of yoga and especially yin yoga are yin yoga sequences for your hips and hip openers in general. Probably the most important point to start with is that the range of motion in your hips are the result of your unique bone structure […]

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