yoga for stress and anxiety

Is All Yoga Good for Anxiety? Which Style is Best?

November 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Is all yoga good for anxiety? This is a good question, and most likely it comes from her own experience that some types of yoga causes her to become more restless and some styles of yoga are more calming. I find turning to Ayurvedic Medicine can be a powerful way to find the answers to […]

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The Truth About How Yoga Nidra Helps with Anxiety in 3 Minutes

March 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Nidra Helps A 2016 study found that yoga nidra helped employees manage stress in the workplace. The study suggests that the process of yoga nidra accesses the parasympathetic response and decreases the sympathetic nervous system response which results in more physical, mental and emotional relaxation in our bodies. In other words less anxiety. How […]

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How Does Yoga Help with Anxiety | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 9

January 9, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to relax with yoga If this sounds like something that interests you then subscribe and press that little bell so you do not miss a single video in our 30 day challenge this month. A 2017 publication in the Wright State University Core Scholar found that yoga intervention trials including physical postures, meditation and […]

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Yoga for Emotional Awareness, Yoga for Emotional Healing Series, Yoga with Melissa 391

July 7, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Emotional Awareness If you haven´t done the first class in this series, Letting Go of Emotional Control, go back and start there. This series is cumulative and so you will need to do the classes in order. ¨Emotions are intelligent expressions of energy that can lead us to our awakened nature.¨ Reggie Ray […]

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Letting Go of Emotional Control, Yoga for Emotional Healing, Yoga with Melissa 390

June 30, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Letting Go of Emotional Control ¨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.¨ The teachings offered in this series, yoga for emotional healing are simple, yet deep and meaningful. By opening to our emotions we […]

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Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 263 | Prana Yoga | How to Boost Energy | 70 min Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class

January 23, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Restore Your Energy : Our lives are busy, demanding, challenging, noisy, full of toxins, information overload and non-stop activity. It is not surprising that we feel drained, stressed, scattered and run down. Today’s practice will focus on restoring your energy, but this takes time and focused concentration. Consider this. You spend one hour a day […]

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Restorative Yoga | 60 min Restorative Yoga with Bolster | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 248

October 10, 2014 Beginners Yoga Class
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Resting in Nourishment This one hour restorative yoga class with a bolster is to let go for deep rest. This restorative yoga class offers a gentle yoga sequence with your yoga bolster to access your parasympathetic nervous system to rest and digest and come into an alpha state. By coming into still and restorative yoga […]

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Yoga for Stress Response

October 6, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Stress Response Today’s question comes to us from Fiona from the membership site: Yoga for Triple warmer/heater? Hi Melissa, Do you know if there are any specific poses to help calm down or strengthen the triple warmer/heater meridian. I’m guessing that would be anything that helps the fight/flight stress response? Thank you Fiona […]

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Stress, Anxiety, Sleeplessness, and Lack of Energy

May 26, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Help Hi, I have started yoga from your videos namaste yoga 101. Next day I have been feeling sores muscles in back and legs. So shall I rest or continue practising. Another situation is I need your guidance in choosing proper path currently I have been facing problems like inadequate sleep,stress anxiety, feeling so […]

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Yoga for stress and anxiety

February 4, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Stress Relief Today’s question comes to us from Alvaro via email and they want to know: What should i do to reduce anxiety (due to stress of my work, and my handicapped daughter) Sometimes i feel like something is pushing my chest. Doctor told me it is stress. What should I do for relaxing my […]

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