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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 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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Bad Yogi Stress Relieving Flow

February 22, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Stress Relieving Flow Today we have a special guest: Erin Motz of Bad Yogi. Bad Yogi is all about redefining yoga culture and doing away with the snobbery and pretense that often comes along with yoga culture, so you’ll find this class to be pretty down-to-earth, accessible, and authentic. It’s focused on stress relief, so […]

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Yin Yoga for Upper Back Pain Relief | 60 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 420

January 31, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Upper Back Pain Relief Upper Back Pain is probably more accurately represented as upper and middle back pain and can occur anywhere form the base of your neck to the bottom of your rib cage. This part of your back includes your rib cage which attaches to the 12 vertebrae of your spine. It makes […]

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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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Why Does Yoga Work? | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 2

January 2, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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So, Why does yoga work? Well it may be difficult to answer the question, why does yoga work, there are more and more case studies being done showing that yoga does work. A 2017 study in the Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research found significant gains in flexibility and balance in the yoga group […]

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New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge Overview & FAQ | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Yoga Lifestyle with Dr. Melissa West

December 31, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge In this video I will give you an overview about our New Year 30 Day challenge and some of the most frequently asked questions that we get about the challenge. I will share with you how we will be incorporating yoga into your daily life with our short five […]

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Holiday Special Yin Yoga for the New Year: Liver Meridian| Detox | 90 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West #416

December 30, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Liver Meridian Happy New Year! In this Holiday Special New Year Live intermediate Yin Yoga class we will be doing a liver meridian detox. In our culture the new year is a time of new beginnings. To support us at this time of year it is important that our liver is functioning well. As we […]

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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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