yoga for back

Back Pain Relief with Yoga from Standing all Day | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Yoga Day 24

January 24, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Back Pain Relief On day 24 of our 30 day New Year Yoga challenge I will share with you my favourite yoga poses for back pain relief. These are the best yoga exercises to help you recover from standing all day. If you stand all day at work, then you are going to want to […]

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How to do Yoga Stretches for Back Pain | 30 Day New Year Yoga Challenge | Day 13

January 13, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Stretches for Back Pain On Day 13 of our 30 day yoga challenge I will be sharing with how to do yoga stretches for back pain. If you have back pain or lower back pain, these are the best lower back stretches that I know for lower back pain. I am going to share […]

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75 min Intermediate Yin Yoga for Back Pain | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 417

January 5, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Back Pain Back pain is a symptom caused by numerous biopsychosocial conditions. If you are like me you are probably wondering what biopsychosocial means. Basically it means that your back pain is not just caused by spinal pathologies such as herniated discs, in fact they make up less than 1% of back pain. […]

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What Yin Yoga is Best for Lower Back Pain?

December 6, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Lower Back Pain Hi I’m Melissa from Yoga with Dr. Melissa West, we´re all about We are all about connection, connection to a teacher and teachings that allow you to connect with your True Nature and a community of people that are dedicated to a genuine path of spiritual transformation. If you are new here, […]

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​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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Yoga with Melissa 346 Poetry in Motion The First Step

August 26, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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The First Step Start Close In by David Whyte Start close in, don’t take the second step or the third, start with the first thing close in, the step you don’t want to take. Start with the ground you know, the pale ground beneath your feet, your own way to begin the conversation. Start with your […]

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Namaste Yoga 323 Awakening to Your True Self Restlessness

March 18, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Restlessness This week we continue with the five hindrances. The five hindrances are common mental states that arise in our practice and lives that can impede our practice. They have been observed and taught as part of Buddhist studies. In teaching about the five hindrances, Sharon Salzberg quotes the Buddha, he says, “Our minds are […]

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Namaste Yoga 308 Cultural Conditioning Series The Myth of Perfect Health

December 4, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Health Cultural Conditioning is the social process in which authority figures such as parents, professors, politicians, religious leaders, peers, and the media define our cultural values, beliefs, ethical systems, and ultimately the way we perceive ourselves in the world. We tend to buy into the myth the perfect health is something that we can achieve, […]

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Surrender, 45 minute Intermediate Hatha Yoga, Yoga with Melissa 237

July 25, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Surrender Today’s yoga class combines a series of yoga postures to lengthen and free up your hamstrings. Additionally standing postures that invite stability to your legs and freedom in your spine through gentle backbends will also be practiced. We will round out this practice with a supported inversion, backbend and reclined twist before we come […]

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