Yoga Postures

New Solutions for Restless Leg Syndrome

January 4, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts

Restless Leg Syndrome Jeanette from our membership community asks: Hi Melissa, I have a yoga student who is suffering from restless leg syndrome are there any yoga poses you would recommend?? She says she has a hard time getting to sleep at night. Many thanks in advance, Jeannette xx ps. I just treasure my membership […]

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How to do Warrior One

July 27, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts

Warrior One Hi I’m Dr. Melissa West Welcome to Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa Today we have a question that comes via my website contact form: Today’s question comes from Marcelys from Venezuela 🙂 Hello Melissa! First of all, thank you so much for replied my message about wild thing pose. I am looking forward to […]

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Manifest with Chakra Yoga, 40 mins, Guru Mantra, Yoga Stories 2, Yoga with Melissa 234

July 4, 2014 Intermediate Yoga Class

Manifesting through Yoga This week we will continue with the Guru Mantra. gurur brahma gurur visnu gurur devo mahesvara guruh saksat parambrahma tasmai sri gurave namah The guru is Brahma, The guru is Vishnu The Guru is Shiva (Devo Mahesvara) The guru is nearby and the guru is everywhere To the guru I offer, all […]

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Yoga with Melissa 203, Yoga for Inner Awareness, Benefits of Yoga Series

November 8, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Internal Awareness Intermediate Class Many of us have become so busy in our day to day lives that we have forgotten how to listen and trust our bodies. Our culture teaches us to override fatigue with caffeine and sugar. In overriding the needs of our bodies we become disconnected and estranged from our internal experience […]

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Chaturanga Dandasana Tutorial with Special Guest Teacher Lisa Kerr

July 9, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

How to do Chaturanga Dandasana Today I have a special treat for you. One of the requests that we often get is questions on how to do chaturanga dandasana. Since I am not an Ashtanga Trained Yoga Teacher nor has chaturanga dandasana been part of any of my yoga teacher training I have brought in […]

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Yoga with Melissa 163 for Abundance, Wealth and Prosperity, Dhana Lakshmi, Lakshmi Series

January 31, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Props Needed: blocks Yoga Asanas/Yoga Postures: Bridge/Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, Cat/Marjaryasana, Tricep Pushups/chaturanga dandasana, Butterfly Pose/Baddha Konasana, Turtle/kurmasana, Frog/Mandukasana, Mountain/Tadasana, Tree Pose/Vrkasana, Palm Tree/Talasana, Eagle/Garudasana, Standing Forward Fold/Uttanasana, Crow Pose/Bakasana, Standing keyhole with kubera mudra, 1/2 Moon Balancing Pose/Ardha Chandrasana, Savasana/Corpse Pose You can leave your ratings, comments and testimonials by clicking here. For more great […]

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Yoga with Melissa 162 Happy Baby Pose, Lakshmi Series, Maha Lakshmi, Intermediate Class

January 25, 2013 Intermediate Yoga Class

Maha Lakshmi Happy Baby Pose: Intermediate Class Props Needed: Bloster, Strap Yoga Asanas/Yoga Postures: Deep Belly Breathing, Supta Pandangusthasana/Reclining Hand to Big Toe Pose, Anjaneyasana/Lunge Pose, Utthan Pristhasana/Lizard, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana/Pigeon, Malasana/Garland Pose, Chair Pose/Utkatasana, Rabbit Pose/Sasankasana, Salabhasana/Locust, Rollover, Ananda Balasana/Happy baby pose Thank you for leaving your ratings, comments and testimonials at For […]

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Beginner Yoga: How to do Downward Facing Dog, Yoga with Melissa 154

December 1, 2012 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga with Melissa 154 Yoga for Beginners: Downward Facing Dog: Adho Mukha Svanasana Props Needed: Yoga Mat and Yoga Strap Yoga Postures/Asanas: savasana (corpse pose), wrist stretches, supta pandangusthasana (reclined hand to toe pose), Cat Pose (marjaryasana), Puppy (Anahatasana), Eagle’s Arms (Garudasana), Cow’s Face Arms (Gomukasana), Adho Mukha Svanasana, Downward Facing Dog and variations, Balasana […]

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