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Yin Yoga for Sleep – Why You Should Practice Before Bed

August 8, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yin Yoga for Sleep Yin Yoga is one of my favorite things to do before bed! In this video, I talk about a few reasons that yin yoga is a great practice for sleep. As a calming practice, yin yoga helps us balance our yin and yang energies to guide us into a more restful […]

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Yin Yoga for Beginners – 3 Tips on How to Practice Yin with Alana Kane Yoga

March 7, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Alana Kane Yoga Today my guest is Alana from Alana Kane Yoga. Alana is a yin yoga teacher who fell in love with the practice after experiencing the transformational power of a yin yoga practice for stress and anxiety. Her channel has many classes that are accessible and focused around yin yoga for beginners. This […]

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How to Relax with Yoga | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 12

January 12, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to Relax with Yoga In Day 12 of our 30 Day Yoga Challenge I am going to share with you my favourite restorative yoga poses for relaxation and stress relief. These 3 restorative yoga poses would be ideal to do before yoga nidra to prepare your body for deep relaxation. This yoga relaxation video […]

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How to Reduce Stress with Yoga | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 11

January 11, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Reduce Stress with Yoga Have you ever wondered how to reduce stress with yoga? If so, this video is for you. Hi I’m Melissa from Yoga with Melissa. I offer Real Yoga for Real People. We are all about connection. Connection with a teacher and teachings that allow you to connect with your True Self […]

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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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Judith Hanson Lasater´s New Restorative Yoga Book – Book Review

December 20, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Judith Hanson Lasater If you are curious about Judith Hanson Lasater’s new book on restorative yoga, then this video is for you. Wed Dec 27 – Overview of 30 Day Challenge coming in January January – 30 day challenge On December 26, 2017 Shambhala will release Judith Hanson Lasater´s brand new restorative yoga book, Restore […]

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YouTube Rewind | Top 10 Most Watched Videos of 2017 on Yoga with Dr. Melissa West

December 13, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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YouTube Rewind Every year YouTube Rewind does their year in a review through a video recap of their year´s most viral videos, events, memes and music. This year I thought I would do a YouTube Rewind of my own channels for 2017, going back over the top 10 videos of 2017 on both Yoga with […]

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Restorative Yoga Pose for Anxiety: Reclined Bound Angle with Malia

November 1, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Anxiety Today we have a special guest, Malia Bradshaw from Malia Yoga. In this video Malia will show you her favorite restorative yoga pose for anxiety. She’ll also lead you through a short guided meditation to help relax the body and mind. Restorative yoga is a wonderful practice to reset the nervous system and get […]

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Restorative Yoga Full Class | 70 mins Intermediate | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 402

September 22, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga Full Class We all do too much while taking too little time for physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual nourishment. Restorative yoga gives us time to restore our energy. In restorative yoga we are practicing supported, passive yoga poses. With the use of yoga props such as bolsters, blocks, blankets and walls your […]

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Jealousy, Envy and Comparison, Yoga for Emotional Balance, Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 399

September 1, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Jealousy ¨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 Jealousy, envy and comparison, like […]

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