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Help! My Neck, Shoulders and Knees Hurt! How to Modify Melting Heart Yin Yoga Pose

February 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Modify Melting Heart If your neck, shoulders or knees hurt in melting heart yin yoga pose or anahatasana then the modifications offered in this short video will be of benefit for you. In this short yin yoga pose video on melting heart pose we will discuss the benefits of melting heart pose as well as […]

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How to Use a Yoga Bolster | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 16

January 16, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to Use a Yoga Bolster If you would like some shoulder and hip releases you can do with your bolster, then this video is for you. I have two resources that I want to share with you today. One is a full length restorative yoga class, a 70 min video that I did in […]

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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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Yoga for PMS Bloating, Gentle Flow & Restorative Yoga with Special Guest Anita Goa

October 20, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for PMS Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Dr. Melissa West. In this 52 minute flow yoga and restorative yoga class Anita Goa offers you a gentle yoga flow and some restorative yoga poses to help you with PMS bloating. PMS can include over 150 symptoms. In this yoga practice we […]

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Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for PMS | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 405

October 13, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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PMS If you experience fatigue, trouble sleeping, bloating, constipation or diarrhea, headaches or backaches, food cravings, joint or muscle pain, mood swings, irritability,, anxiety or depression, you may be experiencing the symptoms of PMS. Poor nourishment, stress, exhaustion, excess physical exercise, inactivity, overwork all contribute to PMS. Slowing down through restorative yoga allows us to […]

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

October 6, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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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 […]

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Round Bolster or Rectangle Bolster: Restorative Yoga Masterclass : Yoga with Melissa Episode 334

June 3, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga Masterclass Today’s restorative yoga class explores the difference between a round bolster and a rectangle bolster. We begin with a guided relaxation to center you and bring your focus inwards. From there we move your spine in all four directions with a supported twist, backbend, side bend and forward bend. There are restorative […]

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Restorative Yoga | 60 min Restorative Yoga with Bolster | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 248

October 10, 2014 Beginners Yoga Class
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Resting in Nourishment This one hour restorative yoga class with a bolster is to let go for deep rest. This restorative yoga class offers a gentle yoga sequence with your yoga bolster to access your parasympathetic nervous system to rest and digest and come into an alpha state. By coming into still and restorative yoga […]

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