yoga for back pain

​30 minute ​Yoga ​Class ​for Back Pain Relief with Special guest Shima Flow Yoga

November 29, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Back Pain Relief Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Dr. Melissa West, Jodi from Shima Flow Yoga. Jodi is going to take us through a 28 minute yoga practice with poses to relieve lower back pain. Lower back pain affects millions of people every day and can be caused by many things […]

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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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Restorative Yoga Without Props | Full-Length Yoga Class for Back Pain | ChriskaYoga

September 29, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga Without Props Today we have special guest, Christina from the yoga YouTube channel, ChriskaYoga! She is sharing a 40 Minute Restorative Yoga Class without the use of yoga props. This is a full length class that begins with some gentle stretching leading you into some restorative style poses that are very meditative and passive. […]

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15 min Self Love Self Massage with Special Guest Rachel Richards

August 16, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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15 min Self Love Self Massage This is a 15 minute full body self massage video for self love. Most of us have been there at some point in our lives. We feel unworthy, undeserving, afraid of the future, regretful of the past, and even self-loathing. It’s time to show yourself the same love and […]

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Relaxing Yoga Pose for Back Pain

April 5, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Do you have back pain? Today I am going to show you 1 yoga posture, with lots of modifications for knees, ankles and the inflexible to relax your painful back. Hi I’m Melissa with Yoga with Melissa, I teach Real Yoga for Real People, yoga you can do so you feel better, move better and […]

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We’ve Sunk to a New Level : Vlog 60

March 27, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vlog 60 We started our week on Monday filming three new yoga tutorial videos for this, our secondary channel. I filmed a yoga for self care video on savasana to help promote my collaboration with Sherry Zak Morris on her Yoga JP channel coming up on April 7, 2017. Here is a preview of the […]

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Yoga with Melissa #353 Back to School Yoga: Sankalpa/Intention

October 14, 2016 Beginners Yoga Class
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Intention in Yoga Michael Lee, founder of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy, translates intention as “that which we hold within.” Michael Lee says, “What we hold within us has a good chance of becoming our reality because we are holding it at a subconscious level.” I love this definition of intention because it lets go of […]

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Yoga with Melissa 349: Back to School Yoga, Yoga for Your Spine

September 16, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga for Spine Everything I learned about the importance of my spine I learned from my teachers at Esther Myers Yoga Studio. Your spines is your structural, nervous and energetic core of of your body. Esther Myer says, “When you connect with your spine, you are connected to the core of who you are, where […]

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Namaste Yoga 311 Awakening Your True Self Series: Investigation

December 25, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Investigation Members practice hamstring rescue first. We continue our mindfulness based yoga series with the third letter of Jack Kornfield’s acronym RAIN. The first two weeks we focused on recognition and acceptance. Today we bring awareness to Investigation. Through our yoga practice we can awaken to our True Selves. We can discover new ways to […]

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Namaste Yoga 304 Focus Through Self Reflection

November 6, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Self Reflection Members Practice 20-29 mins in the Intelligent Core Class First Nischala Joy Devi translates the second book 44th verse of the yoga sutras on swadhaya as “Sacred study of the divine through scripture, nature and introspection (swadhaya) guides us to the Supreme Self.” Nicolai Bachman translates swadhaya this way, “by observing oneself in […]

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