Yoga Breathing

Self Myofascial Release for the Triple Warmer Meridian Using the Slo Mo Ball

May 7, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Triple Warmer Meridian Have you ever heard anybody talk about how self myofascial release can improve your relationships? I haven´t, but I am going to explain why in this video. I know many of you have been practicing self myofascial release for a number of years. Maybe one of the benefits you hadn’t even brought […]

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New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge Overview & FAQ | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Yoga Lifestyle with Dr. Melissa West

December 31, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge In this video I will give you an overview about our New Year 30 Day challenge and some of the most frequently asked questions that we get about the challenge. I will share with you how we will be incorporating yoga into your daily life with our short five […]

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Yoga Breathing Exercise for Anxiety | Special Guest Rachel Marie White

October 4, 2017 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers
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✮ NADI SHODHANA | ONE-NOSTRIL BREATH ✮ Today Rachel Marie White is a special guest on Lifestyle with Melissa West. Rachel is a yoga teacher at Sleepy Santosha where she provides gentle yoga classes for people living with chronic pain and chronic illness. In this video, Rachel will demonstrate how to practice a pranayama or […]

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Connection | Yoga for Emotional Balance | Celebrating 400 Episodes | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 400

September 8, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Connection While we think that earning more money is going to make us happier, science of neurobiology is showing again and again, that is our social connections that matter the most. In this intermediate hatha yoga class we will explore how connection is crucial to our emotional balance. We will begin this hatha yoga class […]

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Jealousy, Envy and Comparison, Yoga for Emotional Balance, Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 399

September 1, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Jealousy ¨Our being is a brilliant pattern of energies, a spectrum of possibilities. At every moment we have the capacity to experience the open dimension of what we are.¨ Ngakpa Chogyam and Khandro Dechen ¨Emotions are intelligent expressions of energy that can lead us to our awakened nature.¨ Reggie Ray Jealousy, envy and comparison, like […]

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Yoga with Melissa 368 Moving at the Speed of Our Bodies, Yoga for Stillness, Relief from Nervous Agitation

January 27, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa 368 Are you exhausted, worn out, spinning your wheels, going in every direction, multitasking without getting results, anxious, restless, tense, nervous, fearful, agitated, sleepless, or a bundle of nerves? Then this class from our moving at the speed of your body series is for you. “Out of deep stillness, movement is created.” […]

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Back to School Yoga: Science Class: How to Breathe, Intermediate Yoga Class, Yoga with Melissa 347

September 2, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga Breath Why is breathing, mindful breathing and yogic breathing so important to our overall health? In our day to day life we experience extended periods of stress, over thinking, exercise, breathing deficiencies and because of this our blood becomes acidic. If your body is acidic you might experience headaches, light-headedness, cognitive issues, confusion, sleepiness, […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 252 | Yoga for Beginners | Beginner Yoga Breathing (60 mins)

November 7, 2014 Beginners Yoga Class
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Breath This beginner’s yoga class on breath teaches the fundamentals on breath. Quite simply we will explore inhalation, the breath in and exhalation, the breath out. Additionally we will stretch the container of the breath through yoga postures or asanas that open up the chest, back, side body and soften the belly. Finally we will […]

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How to breath during Yoga with Dr. Melissa West

August 9, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Debbie from FB Could you tell me the best video to teach me the right way to breathe during yoga. Thank you. This is a great question and a difficult one to answer because teaching good breathing is one of the main cornerstones of my teaching philosophy … so many of my classes focus on […]

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