Yoga for Anxiety

5 Reasons Why Back to School is the Best Time for Yin Yoga

August 26, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Best Time for Yin Yoga Every year it happens. I swear it won’t and yet somehow it does. Back to school rolls around and what starts as enthusiastic passion reveals itself as overburdening myself with too many activities and an overflowing schedule. The long days of summer start to slip away and the darkness of […]

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Myofascial Release Yoga for Your Spine

February 27, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Your Spine If you have spine pain, back pain, sciatica, digestive issues, stress, anxiety, depression, poor circulation, weak immune system, heart problems or high blood pressure, this rather simple myofascial yoga series for your spine will be beneficial for your spine and entire body. Inspired by the pawanmuktasana series, these yoga exercises and […]

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Is All Yoga Good for Anxiety? Which Style is Best?

November 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Is all yoga good for anxiety? This is a good question, and most likely it comes from her own experience that some types of yoga causes her to become more restless and some styles of yoga are more calming. I find turning to Ayurvedic Medicine can be a powerful way to find the answers to […]

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Yoga Nidra for Exhaustion | Yoga with Melissa West 456

October 12, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Exhaustion When we are exhausted it is not uncommon for us to feel anxious, scattered, unbalanced, exhausted, tired, moody, restless and experience insomnia. Exhaustion is a sign that we have overspent our energetic reserves.In this yoga nidra guided meditation we will gather the flow of chi, accumulating prana with responsibility, skill and sensitivity. […]

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Behind the Scenes Membership Community Redesign – Vlog 119

June 11, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Community Redesign This week we are going to take you behind the scenes of the redesign of our membership community, your membership community. Currently our membership community is going through a big overhaul to make it more user friendly, visually pleasing and easy to use. We thought we would be completely transparent and show you […]

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The Truth About How Yoga Nidra Helps with Anxiety in 3 Minutes

March 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Nidra Helps A 2016 study found that yoga nidra helped employees manage stress in the workplace. The study suggests that the process of yoga nidra accesses the parasympathetic response and decreases the sympathetic nervous system response which results in more physical, mental and emotional relaxation in our bodies. In other words less anxiety. How […]

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Yin Yoga for Beginners – 3 Tips on How to Practice Yin with Alana Kane Yoga

March 7, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Alana Kane Yoga Today my guest is Alana from Alana Kane Yoga. Alana is a yin yoga teacher who fell in love with the practice after experiencing the transformational power of a yin yoga practice for stress and anxiety. Her channel has many classes that are accessible and focused around yin yoga for beginners. This […]

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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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How to Reduce Stress with Yoga | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 11

January 11, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Reduce Stress with Yoga Have you ever wondered how to reduce stress with yoga? If so, this video is for you. Hi I’m Melissa from Yoga with Melissa. I offer Real Yoga for Real People. We are all about connection. Connection with a teacher and teachings that allow you to connect with your True Self […]

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How Does Yoga Help with Anxiety | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 9

January 9, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to relax with yoga If this sounds like something that interests you then subscribe and press that little bell so you do not miss a single video in our 30 day challenge this month. A 2017 publication in the Wright State University Core Scholar found that yoga intervention trials including physical postures, meditation and […]

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