attention economy

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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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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Yin Yoga Full Class | Yin is a Method that Helps with Scarcity of Attention | Yoga with Melissa 502

October 11, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga The premise of the attention economy is that a wealth of information creates a scarcity of attention. We live in a world of noise with more and more marketing, social media, emails, books, advertising, netflix series and all these things compete for our distracted attention. We have YouTube, facebook, instagram and netflix to […]

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Restorative Yoga for Intuition | Are You Making This Mistake with Wearable Tech? | YwM 501

October 4, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga for Intuition One of the things that has captured our attention in the attention economy is wearable tech. Wearable tech can collect incredible amounts of data from our activity to our rest. Things from the number of steps that we walk, our stress, our weight, the number of calories we consume, the amount […]

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Heart Killing Busyness and Overwork in the Attention Economy | Yoga with Melissa 498

September 13, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga The Chinese character for busyness translates as heart killing. In the attention economy where everybody is vying for our attention, it is hard not to be affected by the noise of others. In the attention economy, there is a lot of noise that comes from outside in. We are estranged from ourselves. When […]

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Yoga Nidra for Mental Overwhelm | Attention Economy Series | Yoga with Melissa 496

August 9, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga Nidra This 30-minute yoga nidra will take you out of the mind of emotional overwhelm and overthinking into a deeply embodied, relaxed and calm state.  In the attention economy, there are many external factors from smartphones, computers, marketing, to social media that direct our attention, mostly up and out of our body. It is […]

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Restorative Yoga for Busyness | Attention Economy Series | Yoga with Melissa 495

August 6, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga Over the last few weeks, we have been focusing on the attention economy and how this affects our physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual bodies.The idea that the explosion of information available to us has led to a battle for our attention. Advertisers fight for our attention with distracting and over the top […]

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Taking a Break from YouTube | August 2019 Yoga with Melissa

July 30, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Taking a Break This video is going to explain a little bit more about the break that Tim and I are going to be taking from YouTube as well as what to expect in August of 2019. The launch of short 10 minute breathing videos on the Yoga with Melissa channel have been incredibly successful […]

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Intention Setting In Attention Economy | Yin Yoga for Gallbladder Meridian | YwM 493

July 19, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga This Yin Yoga Class from the Attention Economy Series focuses on Intention and our Human Goals vs. the goals that technology and the social media platforms have for us. Intention setting in yin yoga aligns well with your gallbladder meridian which runs along your side body. Your gallbladder is responsible for decision making, […]

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