yoga for beginners

Beginner Yin Yoga 60 min | Meridian Energy | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 411

November 25, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Meridian Energy Meridians are the energy channels or pathways through which our chi, energy or prana flows. These pathways are often described as waterways that feed the fields of our bodies or rivers of energy. Traditional chinese medicine calls them meridians. Ayurvedic medicine and yoga refers to them as nadis. There are twelve major meridians […]

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Beginner Yin Yoga 60 min | Why We Stress our Joints in Yin Yoga | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 410

November 17, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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beginner yin yoga Many people misunderstand the intention behind yin yoga, thinking that the long holds in yin yoga ¨stretch¨ the connective tissues, or ligaments, or joint capsules.On the contrary yin yoga stresses the connective tissues, including joint capsules, fascia, ligaments, tendons and even the muscles. Stressing connective tissue is quite different than stretching it. […]

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Favorite Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips with Su

November 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips There are so many yoga poses that will help to relieve tight hip muscles. In this video, I am sharing 3 of my favorite stretches for tight hips: Seated Figure 4 Reclined Figure 4 Figure 4 Twist Connect with Su: facebook – click here twitter – click here instagram – […]

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Beginner Yin Yoga | How to Practice Yin Yoga | 3 Principles of Yin | Yoga With Melissa 409

November 10, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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How to Practice Yin Yoga Yin Yoga is a genre of yoga that focuses on the deeper connective tissues wrapping around the joints, particularly in your hips, pelvis and lower spine. This is quite different from most forms of yoga which focus on the muscles. With yin yoga we hold yin yoga poses for longer […]

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Beginner Yin Yoga | Yin Yang | Yoga with Melissa 408

November 3, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Beginner Yin Yoga If you are brand new to yoga and get frustrated with other yoga classes on YouTube that move too quickly, don´t give modifications and are too hard to follow, don´t worry, our beginner yoga classes are actually for beginners, people who have never done yoga before. We have a 31 day beginner […]

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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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Restorative Yoga for Beginners | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 401

September 15, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga for Beginners Because we live in a fast-paced world where we are running all the time, we suffer from insomnia and do not get adequate rest are often completely exhausted physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically and spiritually. Restorative yoga gives us time to restore our energy. In restorative yoga we are practicing supported, passive […]

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Full Body Yin Yoga from Head to Toes an All Levels Class : Yoga with Melissa 387

June 9, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Full Body Yin Yoga with Aprille Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Melissa – Aprille Walker from The Yoga Ranger Studio. Aprille offers a variety of practices online including Yin Yoga, Restorative, Flow, Pranayama (breath regulation) and Meditation. Aprille invites a turning inwards and quiet reflection in her yoga classes. Her yin […]

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Spring Yoga Class and Resource Roundup

April 19, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Spring Yoga Classes Spring is a time of regeneration, growth and renewal, but it isn’t all daffodils and tulips. In your physical body, spring is the time that your liver and gallbladder organs are naturally cleansing themselves and so it is natural to feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster. You might feel angry, […]

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Self Care Savasana

March 22, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Savasana Are you feeling pain in your neck, shoulders and back? Maybe you’re just feeling exhausted, stressed, anxious, sad, angry, and frustrated? If so, you are going to want to watch this video. This morning after writing up a video for Sherry Zak Morris’ Yoga JP channel called Hatha Yoga for Self Care I shifted […]

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