Yoga for Neck Pain

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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Beginner Hatha Yoga for Neck and Shoulders | 60 min Full Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 428

March 23, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Neck and Shoulders In this beginner hatha yoga for your neck and shoulder pain Dr. Melissa West will lead you through a simple beginner yoga routine of stretches for neck and shoulder pain. This full length 60 minute yoga class includes safe and easy stretches for beginners. So if you are experiencing neck […]

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Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief | Intermediate 60 min | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 427

March 16, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief In yin yoga, when we pull and pressurize our connective tissues by putting our bodies into yin yoga postures, we stimulate the flow of energy along meridian pathways. This allows the flow of chi to be strong and mobile. The belief is that it is through the connective tissue that […]

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Help! My Neck, Shoulders and Knees Hurt! How to Modify Melting Heart Yin Yoga Pose

February 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Modify Melting Heart If your neck, shoulders or knees hurt in melting heart yin yoga pose or anahatasana then the modifications offered in this short video will be of benefit for you. In this short yin yoga pose video on melting heart pose we will discuss the benefits of melting heart pose as well as […]

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Intermediate Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulders | 76 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West -Episode 415

December 22, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Intermediate Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulders Your shoulders are one of the most mobile and yet also one of the most complicated joints in your body. Shoulder movement is actually made up of two part your arm movement and your scapula movement Your arm has 6 degrees of freedom and your scapula can move […]

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Restorative Yoga | Restorative Yoga for Neck and Shoulders | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 407

October 28, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga We spend so much time rushing, pushing, trying to achieve and complete our to-do lists. Our life is spent attending to the external demands of our lives and in complete devotion to our overflowing schedules. When we move too quickly and follow the relentless fast pace of the dominant culture in which we […]

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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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Do you have neck pain?

November 11, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Neck pain help It could be that sitting for prolonged periods of time is causing your neck pain. It is estimated that American adults spend 10 hours a day sitting. That is a lot of time sitting. When you sit at a computer or hold your cellular phone or tablet, your neck and head come […]

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Nonviolent Communication | 1 hour Hatha Yoga | Gratitude Series | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 292

August 14, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Nonviolent Communication In the words of the Buddha, awakening and freedom are found: When sitting, standing, walking and lying down, through right speech, right action, right livelihood, inwardly and outwardly, with the whole body, feelings, mind, and relationships; in solitude and community; in prison, hut, farm or palace, in times of war or peace; in […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 246, Neck and Shoulder Pain Yoga, 50 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class

September 26, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga for your Neck & Jaw This 50 minute intermediate hatha yoga class is for neck and shoulder pain. This hatha yoga class combines yoga postures and yoga asanas which are specific neck pain exercises, breath practices or pranayama, mudra, and the Ayur Dehi mantra, to nourish your speech. In today’s yoga class we will […]

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