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The Ultimate Secret of Yin Yoga for Legs | 60 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 424 LIVE

February 26, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga for Legs In this yin yoga class for your legs we will focus on the quadriceps, inner thighs (adductors) outer thighs (abductors) and hamstrings. Yin yoga for legs is entirely appropriate because yin yoga is generally intended to target the lower body. The lower body, including your hips, pelvis, inner thighs and lower […]

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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 Use Yoga Inversion Swing | 30 Day New Year Challenge | Day 17

January 17, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Inversion Swing On day 16 of our 30 day challenge I show you how to use an inversion swing. In this video I talk about two main reasons why you would want to use a yoga sling or a yoga trapeze is a much safer way to do yoga inversions. Inversions like headstand and […]

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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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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat | New Year 30 Day Yoga Challenge | Day 8

January 8, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to Clean Your Yoga Mat Today I am super excited to make this DIY yoga mat spray with you so that we can clean our yoga mats together. Mat Cleaner Recipe 1 cup Water 1/4 cup of vinegar 10 drops tea tree oil 15 drops lavender 5 drops eucalyptus oil Tea Tree Essential Oil: […]

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Salt Spring Island in the Winter – Vlog 98

January 1, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Salt Spring Island This Christmas decided to take a holiday on Salt Spring Island. It was the perfect getaway. We spent most of our time resting in front of a fire in our cabin, but we did get out and about on the island a bit too. One of our favourite outings everytime we go […]

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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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Intermediate Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulders | 76 mins | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West -Episode 415

December 22, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Intermediate Yin Yoga for Neck and Shoulders Your shoulders are one of the most mobile and yet also one of the most complicated joints in your body. Shoulder movement is actually made up of two part your arm movement and your scapula movement Your arm has 6 degrees of freedom and your scapula can move […]

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