yoga for digestion

Beginner Diaphragmatic Breathing for Digestion

September 12, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Breathing for Digestion This short beginner diaphragmatic breathing class for digestion will activate your parasympathetic nervous system known as your rest and digest. It will help you avoid constipation, acid reflux and IBS. It will balance your alkalinity and reduce inflammation. It will detoxify your body by supporting your lymphatic system. Your diaphragm separates your […]

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Breathing Exercises, Digestion, and How to Grow Taller with Yoga

August 1, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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breathing exercises This past month I listened to a Ted Talk by Max Strom called Breathe to Heal. This Ted Talk had quite an impact on me and in a moment, I will tell you why. Max Strom is just as gentle and as kind as he is in his Ted Talk. I know, because […]

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Self Myofascial Release for the Triple Warmer Meridian Using the Slo Mo Ball

May 7, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Triple Warmer Meridian Have you ever heard anybody talk about how self myofascial release can improve your relationships? I haven´t, but I am going to explain why in this video. I know many of you have been practicing self myofascial release for a number of years. Maybe one of the benefits you hadn’t even brought […]

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Daily Yoga for Digestion

April 4, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Digestion This daily yoga class for digestion is intended for a an overtaxed or slow digestive system that tends towards constipation. If you are experiencing the constipation, hard dry stools and bloating from IBS then this class will also be beneficial for you. ¨Worldwide, approximately 12% of people suffer from self-defined constipation; people […]

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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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The 2 Best Restorative Yoga Poses for Constipation in 5 mins

May 9, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Constipation I have filmed thousands of videos in my nearly 10 years on YouTube, but it is my constipation videos that are most popular. Today I will share with you the 2 best restorative yoga poses for constipation. Constipation is a high level of restriction and a lack of ease in the bowels. Often the […]

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The 2 Best Yin Yoga Poses for Constipation in 5 mins

April 18, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Constipation In this video I am going to show you the best yin yoga poses for constipation. You may be wondering my track record for relieving constipation. Well back in the day when our babies were young, all the moms used to call me the ¨poop Queen¨ they would hand me their constipated babies and […]

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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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5 Best Hatha Yoga Poses to Relieve Constipation

November 8, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Relieve Constipation Do you suffer from constipation? If so this video with my 5 Best Hatha Yoga Poses to Relieve Constipation is for You 🙂 You may be experiencing constipation if you are passing less than 3 stools a week, have lumpy or hard stools, are straining to have a bowel movement, feel as though […]

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Weekly Yoga with Melissa West 338 Poetry in Motion: Holding on and Letting Go

July 1, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Holding on and Letting Go “Embracing, We Let Go” by Yahia Lababidi Perhaps, we are negotiating not just with one, but always two -who share the same soil, it is true- one who lives, another who is dying A shift in balance begins to take place once a love of silence is confessed its roots […]

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