yoga for stress

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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Yoga Inversions: Benefit of Handstand vs. Other Yoga Inversions

October 25, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Inversions Have you ever wondered if you need to be doing those difficult and acrobatic inversions in yoga? Are all inversions created equal? Stay tuned to find out.   Recently my friend Christina from Chriska Yoga put out a video called: How to do Handstand. It went through how to do handstand and all […]

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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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Depression, Yoga for Depression, Yoga for Emotional Balance, Yoga with Melissa 398

August 25, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Depression ¨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 Depression, like any […]

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How to Prevent Knee Pain in Yoga

July 12, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Knee Pain in Yoga Today we are going to talk about 6 ways to prevent knee pain in yoga. 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 and to […]

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Spring Yoga Class and Resource Roundup

April 19, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Spring Yoga Classes Spring is a time of regeneration, growth and renewal, but it isn’t all daffodils and tulips. In your physical body, spring is the time that your liver and gallbladder organs are naturally cleansing themselves and so it is natural to feel like you are on an emotional rollercoaster. You might feel angry, […]

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Self Care Savasana

March 22, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Savasana Are you feeling pain in your neck, shoulders and back? Maybe you’re just feeling exhausted, stressed, anxious, sad, angry, and frustrated? If so, you are going to want to watch this video. This morning after writing up a video for Sherry Zak Morris’ Yoga JP channel called Hatha Yoga for Self Care I shifted […]

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What is Hatha Yoga?

March 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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What is Hatha Yoga? Have you ever wondered What exactly is hatha yoga? Today I am going to explain exactly what is meant by this style of yoga. Hi I’m Melissa with Yoga with Melissa, I offer Real Yoga for Real People, yoga you can do so you feel better, move better and connect with […]

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Yoga with Melissa 368 Moving at the Speed of Our Bodies, Yoga for Stillness, Relief from Nervous Agitation

January 27, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa 368 Are you exhausted, worn out, spinning your wheels, going in every direction, multitasking without getting results, anxious, restless, tense, nervous, fearful, agitated, sleepless, or a bundle of nerves? Then this class from our moving at the speed of your body series is for you. “Out of deep stillness, movement is created.” […]

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