Yoga with Melissa West

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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Yoga for Emotional Awareness, Yoga for Emotional Healing Series, Yoga with Melissa 391

July 7, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Emotional Awareness If you haven´t done the first class in this series, Letting Go of Emotional Control, go back and start there. This series is cumulative and so you will need to do the classes in order. ¨Emotions are intelligent expressions of energy that can lead us to our awakened nature.¨ Reggie Ray […]

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What is Missing from Most Yoga: Teaching Part 1

June 21, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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What is Missing from Most Yoga? If you’ve ever wondered about my real feelings about my experience with yoga classes online and off, then stay tuned. 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 […]

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Yoga with Melissa 388 Dance with Experience Heart Stabilization Series, Hatha Yoga Sequence to build to Dancer Pose

June 16, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Dancer Pose We tend to identify with a limited sense of self and this causes us not only a lot of suffering but it also causes us to miss a lot of our lives as they are actually unfolding. Our bodies, emotions, sensations, awareness and experiences are always changing so we do not actually exist […]

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Full Body Yin Yoga from Head to Toes an All Levels Class : Yoga with Melissa 387

June 9, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Full Body Yin Yoga with Aprille Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Melissa – Aprille Walker from The Yoga Ranger Studio. Aprille offers a variety of practices online including Yin Yoga, Restorative, Flow, Pranayama (breath regulation) and Meditation. Aprille invites a turning inwards and quiet reflection in her yoga classes. Her yin […]

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Yoga with Melissa 386 Heart Stabilization Series: Cycles

June 2, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Cycles Those of you who have an ongoing yoga practice will recognize that your spiritual journey is a endless journey of transformation. Today´s hatha yoga is about the cycles on our path. Whether these cycles come from our inner needs or our external circumstances we can respect the changes that these cycles bring about in […]

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Yoga with Melissa 385 Heart Stabilization Series: Acceptance

May 26, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Acceptance Acceptance is a theme that has pursued me on my spiritual path for well over a decade now. When I did the various levels of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Training I took, we focused on various themes from befriending, awareness, acceptance, truth, discernment, truth in action and flow. In them we wore name tags […]

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Body Positive Yoga with Amber Karnes : Yoga with Melissa 384

May 19, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Body Positive Yoga Today I have a special guest for you. Amber Karnes from Body Positive Yoga. Amber offers accessible yoga that allows you to make peace with your body and be happy in the body you have today. I love Amber’s message of fully inhabiting your body without shame or apology and so I […]

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Self Facial Massage and Aromatherapy for Tired Eyes

May 17, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Aromatherapy for Tired Eyes Are your eyes strained from time on electronics, reading, or maybe they are just plain tired? If so, this self facial massage for tired eyes is for you. Hi I´m Dr. Melissa West, host of Yoga with Melissa, real yoga for real people, yoga so you can move better, feel better […]

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Yoga with Melissa 383 Heart Stabilization Series: Yoga for Worry

May 12, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Worry I was writing an exam for a course and even though it was a take home exam I experienced a lot of worry. My body was jumpy and on edge. I could feel my jaw tighten. My breathing was tight up in my chest. My shoulders lifted and my neck got sore. […]

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