yoga for depression

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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Yoga for PMS Bloating, Gentle Flow & Restorative Yoga with Special Guest Anita Goa

October 20, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for PMS Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Dr. Melissa West. In this 52 minute flow yoga and restorative yoga class Anita Goa offers you a gentle yoga flow and some restorative yoga poses to help you with PMS bloating. PMS can include over 150 symptoms. In this yoga practice we […]

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Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for PMS | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 405

October 13, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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PMS If you experience fatigue, trouble sleeping, bloating, constipation or diarrhea, headaches or backaches, food cravings, joint or muscle pain, mood swings, irritability,, anxiety or depression, you may be experiencing the symptoms of PMS. Poor nourishment, stress, exhaustion, excess physical exercise, inactivity, overwork all contribute to PMS. Slowing down through restorative yoga allows us to […]

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Depression, Yoga for Depression, Yoga for Emotional Balance, Yoga with Melissa 398

August 25, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Depression ¨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 Depression, like any […]

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TRX Hacks for Yoga

February 22, 2016 Vlog
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TRX Hacks for Yoga – Vlog#2 Join me for another week behind the scenes of Namaste Yoga and what happens in the day of the life of a real yogi 🙂 This week I share with you more about my personal yoga practice. Find out what yoga I have been practicing and why and I […]

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Namaste Yoga 316 Awakening Your True Self Series: Sympathetic Joy

January 29, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Sympathetic Joy This week in our Awakening to Your True Self Series, we continue with the four Brahma Viharas. These translate as supreme states, desired dwelling, divine abiding, or our best home. They include loving kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. The brahma viharas or the four divine abodes are the teachings on the way we […]

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Flow: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Flow Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 283

June 12, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Flow This week is about flow. As we finish up our series of classes on our inner critic we realize it can be challenging to see where one theme ends and the other begins. Befriending your inner critic, awareness, acceptance, choice, discernment, truth, truth in action, all flow into each other and are never ending. […]

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Truth in Action: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 282

June 5, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Truth in Action Today’s class is about truth in action. Over the last few weeks we have been digging deeper through the layers of our inner critic to discover the truth. We have been detaching from our inner critic and asking is that true? This week we will go a step further and explore what […]

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Discern: Inner Critic Series | 50 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 281

May 28, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Discernment Over the last five weeks we have been on a journey of transforming our inner critic. We have befriended, brought awareness, acceptance, choice and truth to our inner critic. If you have not done Yoga with Melissa 276, 277, 278, 279 or 280, they are prerequisites to this class. This series is cumulative and […]

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Truth: Inner Critic Series | 1 hour Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 280

May 22, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Truth Over the last four weeks we have been on a journey of transforming our inner critic. We have befriended, brought awareness, acceptance and choice to our inner critic. If you have not done Yoga 276, 277, 278 or 279, they are prerequisites to this class. This series is cumulative and relies on the knowledge […]

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