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Breathing Exercises, Digestion, and How to Grow Taller with Yoga

August 1, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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breathing exercises This past month I listened to a Ted Talk by Max Strom called Breathe to Heal. This Ted Talk had quite an impact on me and in a moment, I will tell you why. Max Strom is just as gentle and as kind as he is in his Ted Talk. I know, because […]

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Yoga for Unwavering Focus in the Attention Economy | Yoga with Melissa 494

July 26, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hatha Yoga This hatha yoga class with balancing flows and probably more joy than you realized was possible with yoga blocks is going to be the most fun you had all week, plus it will help develop unwavering focus. The yoga sequences will develop strength in your glute meds and glute max. This hatha yoga […]

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Top 10 FAQ Yoga Exercises to Improve Eyesight

July 17, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Improve Eyesight In January of 2018 I released a video on How to Improve Your Eyesight with Yoga that has recently become incredibly popular on this channel. In this video I am going to answer your most FAQs from the comments in that video. The eye yoga video had 6 yoga eye exercises to improve […]

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Distraction Detox: Information Pollution in the Attention Economy | Yoga with Melissa 492

July 12, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Distraction Detox This is a hatha yoga class that focuses on balancing postures and moving with breath to cultivate focus in our attention economy. Yoga has become a spectacle in the attention economy, where many yogis have joined in the endless algorhythm of getting you to look at them. Social networks need to keep us […]

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Breathwork, Avoid Constipation, Improve Eyesight, Grow Taller and Sit Cross Legged with Yoga

July 3, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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July Yoga The Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa YouTube channel was created as a secondary channel to answer the questions that were coming up in response to my yoga videos on my main channel, Yoga with Melissa. Videos that are popular on Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa are yoga for eyesight, yoga for constipation, yoga for sleep, […]

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What are the Five Bhavas?

June 20, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Five Bhavas? Bhakti yoga is a yoga of the Hindu tradition that offers a total surrender and faith to God and develops our capacity to love. It is said when realization is reached on this path of devotion that you will love all and hate none. It is not about generating love for personal gain. […]

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Most Important Yoga and Meditation Prop for Highly Sensitive People

May 27, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Highly Sensitive People In this video I am going to share with you a simple yoga or meditation prop that is a must have for highly sensitive people. Highly sensitive people notice more details in their environment and react more strongly than other people. They can feel overwhelmed by bright lights and feel overwhelmed by […]

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Psoas Release Using Myofascial Release Tools | Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa

May 15, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Psoas Release The ongoing demands of our fast paced lives create chronic stress, tension and anxiety, releasing your psoas muscle could provide some welcome relief. Back in 2014 I created a 70 minute video for my members called, Intelligent Core, which challenged the notion that we need six pack abs and asked my students to […]

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Hatha Yoga with Self Myofascial Release for Neck and Shoulders | Yoga with Melissa 484

April 26, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hatha Yoga This 60 minute full length, neck and shoulder self myofascial release hatha yoga class combines the best of hatha yoga and self myofascial release. Based on the latest, most up to date research on myofascial release we will attend to myofascial tissue of your neck and shoulders that have been misaligned due to […]

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Self Myofascial Release Definition | Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa

April 24, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Self Myofascial Release In this short video I will define self myofascial release and how it works. I will explain some of the tools of self myofascial release but also how you can do self myofascial release without tools. I will explain how myofascial release is a neurophysiological response and how that works. In this […]

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