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Yoga Inversions: Benefit of Handstand vs. Other Yoga Inversions

October 25, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts

Yoga Inversions Have you ever wondered if you need to be doing those difficult and acrobatic inversions in yoga? Are all inversions created equal? Stay tuned to find out.   Recently my friend Christina from Chriska Yoga put out a video called: How to do Handstand. It went through how to do handstand and all […]

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Why is “legs up the wall” good for the immune system?

July 30, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Best Yoga Question Why is “legs up the wall” good for the immune system? Dear Jennifer This is a really good question. All my texts on yoga says that legs up the wall or vipareeta karani prevent disease or strengthen the immune system, but they don’t go into detail about how they do this. In […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 22: Yoga Immunity Boost with Dr. Melissa West

February 21, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes

Yoga with Melissa 22 is a yoga class to boost your immune system. This class starts with legs up the wall to stimulate your lymphatic system. The class focuses on opening your hips and shoulders to stimulate those main sites of lymph nodes in your body. The class finishes with a mudra for immunity.  

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