Melissa’s Daily Blog Posts

Melissa Records several short video blog posts each week!

Behind the Scenes in the Making of the Yoga for Perfectionism Series

November 21, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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How to film yoga classes for YouTube This past week we spent three days filming the first 6 of 14 classes of a Yoga for Perfectionism series for the Yoga with Melissa channel. This is something that is called batch filming in the industry. We thought we would take you behind the scenes and show […]

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Hatha Yoga for Focus and Productivity | Yoga with Melissa 507| Attention Economy Series

November 15, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hatha Yoga for Focus In the attention economy we are competing for our own attention because many markets and social media platforms are skilled at capturing our attention, sometimes for upwards of two hours a day. Of course we all want autonomy, mastery and purpose in our lives. Research is conclusive now that the more […]

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Intermediate Hatha Yoga Flow for Digestion

November 13, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Digestion This intermediate hatha yoga flow for digestion was designed to break the cycles of bloating, gas, constipation and diarrhea that are common with irritable bowel syndrome. The gentle flow of this hatha yoga class is designed to restore motility of your gut, calm your nervous system and open your awareness to reduce stress and […]

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Yoga Nidra Meditation for Deep Body Relaxation | Yoga with Melissa 506

November 8, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga Nidra Meditation This full length Yoga Nidra Meditation for Deep Body Relaxation will help you let go of anxiety and stress to experience a deep inner peace and calm. Yoga nidra is a guided meditation that you do lying down that leads you into a deeply relaxing conscious sleep. This guided meditation is part […]

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How Yoga Hand Mudras Work

November 6, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Hand Mudras One of the things I hear from my students almost everyday is frustration over not being able to continue with their physical yoga poses for various reasons. Maybe they are confined to their beds recovering from surgery or healing from illness. Maybe they have an injury. Maybe they are travelling and they do […]

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Yin Yoga and Meditation on a Chair | Yoga with Melissa 505

November 4, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Chair Yin Yoga This yin yoga and meditation on a chair is the perfect introduction to yin yoga or chair yoga for beginners. We will go over the posture of meditation to begin and end the class as a way of centering and feeling the energy moving through our bodies. The yin yoga postures in […]

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Beginner Hatha Yoga for Digestion

October 30, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Digestion This is a short beginner hatha yoga class for digestion. My beginner yoga classes focus on simple, easy to follow hatha yoga poses, with step by step instructions and lots of modifications. These beginner classes are actually for beginners and will not leave you frustrated because they are too hard or difficult […]

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Full Body Yin Yoga | How to Deal with the Lie of Immediacy in the Attention Economy | YwM 504

October 25, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Full Body Yin Yoga In the attention economy not only is there an overwhelming amount of information, but we are constantly bombarded with the most current information. There is a sense of continual immediacy as the contemporary media accelerates the circulation of information. Short videos and video editing are designed to capture your decreased attention […]

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Hatha Yoga for Strength Just for You | Yoga with Melissa 503 | Attention Overwhelm Series

October 18, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Hatha Yoga for Strength Over the last several weeks, we have been focusing on the attention economy in our yoga class. The theory of the attention economy is that there is an overabundance of information which means we get to be more and more selective on how we allocate our attention. The upside of the […]

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Intermediate to Advanced Myofascial Digestive Release with 9” Inflatable Ball

October 16, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Myofascial Digestive Release In this short advanced myofascial release practice for your digestive system, we will use a 9” inflatable ball to take a journey through your digestive system. The journey begins by stimulating your diaphragm and diaphragmatic breathing to bring more oxygen to your digestive organs so they can more effectively digest nutrients and […]

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