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Beginner Yin Yang Yoga 30 min Full Body Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 426

March 9, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yin Yang Yoga Yin and yang are complementary, interconnected, and interdependent forces that interrelate with each other. Yin and Yang for a complementary system in which there is always darkness in light and light in darkness. Consider the symbol of yin and yang and the way night gives way to day. When it comes to […]

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How to do Triangle Pose | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 20

January 20, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Triangle Pose In day 20 of our 30 day yoga challenge I am going to show you how to come into triangle pose, several modifications as well as a fun variation. The first thing I am going to demonstrate in this short video on triangle pose is how to come into triangle pose properly. If […]

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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 to do Yoga at Home | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 4

January 4, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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So how can you do yoga at home? I would suggest it starts the day before. #1 Figure out what time of day is going to be best for your yoga practice. It might be first thing in the morning before you go to work, but if you have to be at work early, that […]

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How to Start Yoga at Home for Beginners | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 3

January 3, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to Start Yoga For the third day of our 30 day yoga challenge for the new year we are talking about starting yoga at home if are a beginner yoga student. If you are brand new to yoga, I will take you step by step through how to start yoga at home for beginners. […]

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Yoga with Melissa 172 Cultural Conditioning Series: Addicted to Busy

April 6, 2013 Beginners Yoga Class
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Cultural Conditioning is the social process in which authority figures such as parents, professors, politicians, religious leaders, peers, and the media define our cultural values, beliefs, ethical systems, and ultimately the way we perceive ourselves in the world. The second perception we are going to deconstruct is our addiction to busy. This is another one […]

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Balancing Yoga with Cardio

October 12, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

Hi Melissa. I’m wondering if you can offer some advice on balancing cardio with yoga practice in any given week – just in reference to the general pursuit of good health? Thanks! I would say you want to get in cardio three times a week in the general pursuit of good health. Remember to have […]

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Yoga with Melissa 147 Shiva Series: Express, Act, and Listen from your Heart

October 12, 2012 Beginners Yoga Class

The Shiva Stories are from Tales from Shiva Purana compiled by H.G. Sadhana Sidh Das Rama dwelled in the forest with his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana. They lived on the banks of the river Falgu. One day they received news that Rama’s father, King Dasharatha,  had passed. Rama sent his brother to the […]

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