Yoga for the Chronic Life

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Yoga for the Chronic Life Virtual Studio

For the virtual studio experience join us in Yoga for the Chronic Life Studio. We get new classes each month, a monthly class plan offering, the entire archives of classes, and special toolkits and courses like The Bed Yoga Toolkit, The Beginner’s Journey Toolkit, The Seated Yoga Series and much more. All for one low monthly payment. 

I heard that yoga could be helpful but could never find suitable classes

I knew that gentle movement, mindful breathing and meditation could be useful tools, but the time and energy needed to get to a studio was too much (let alone trying to do a 60-90 minute class). I’d get a couple of minutes into an online class and find more poses I couldn’t do than I could. They’d go so fast I couldn’t keep up. Or, worse, I’d manage the class and then be in pain for days afterward.

How could these tools help me manage symptoms when I couldn’t even try them?

In the traditional sense, they couldn’t. I’m not super flexible, can’t do long classes and have specific bodily needs.

We need easy, accessible, pain-, fatigue- and brain fog-friendly yoga classes to help us rest, move mindfully, breathe better and relax.

To help us relieve tension and pain, sleep better, gently move our bodies and reduce stress.


So I trained to become a yoga teacher and create yoga tools specifically for people with chronic pain and fatigue

  • Tools to help manage pain, fatigue and insomnia
  • Accessible movement for bodies with chronic pain and fatigue
  • Without making things worse
  • Available where and when your energy and pain levels align, with multiple class options and variations, streaming when you are ready
  • Designed especially for what you need (sleep, pain management, relaxation, calming, gentle exercise)
  • With a supportive teacher who experiences this in her own body
  • Learn my yoga framework and start improving your sleep, reducing your pain and enjoying movement again

I LOVE knowing that I can induce deep rest, alleviate muscle tension, gently release my neck (a 24/7 issue to manage) MYSELF. It is profoundly satisfying to have tools, know when I need them and be free to use them almost anytime, anywhere.

Who offers this?

Melissa Reynolds is a 200 hour certified yoga teacher, with restorative and chair teacher certifications, 200 hour meditation teacher, Yoga Nidra certification, thousands of hours of personal practice and research specializing in taking the tools of yoga and using them for chronic pain, fatigue and insomnia.

Melissa is passionate about helping you to make simple, sustainable changes to achieve your best life. She has been supporting people with chronic pain, fatigue, insomnia and more for several years through her blog, Facebook support groups, two books, workbook, yoga programs and more.


“I’m enjoying the idea that I can learn how to adapt yoga to fit in with my life of pain and fatigue. This is definitely gonna be a permanent part of my tool kit.”  


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Toolkits and Series

I am committed to providing accessible yoga for people with chronic pain and fatigue. This includes how we practice (bed, chair, standing, meditation etc.). Accounting for fatigue and brain fog. And affordability. All of my toolkits and series (short courses) are under $20. Find them here.

Specialized Courses

There are some areas we need to go deeper into. 

Foundations of Yoga for Chronic Pain and Fatigue, the complete beginner’s guide. 

Restorative Yoga for the Chronic Life

Yoga Nidra for Fibromyalgia

Working with Chronic Pain and Fatigue 

“I had a great yoga session with Melissa recently. She kindly commented on my technique and was very encouraging. I learnt a lot and had fun doing it. She’s a fantastic coach and I definitely recommend her. The one on one sessions are totally worth it!” 


Private Sessions with Melissa

I offer personalised sessions to members of Yoga for the Chronic Life studio only. If you are a member you get access to coaching options.