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Restorative Yoga Full Class We all do too much while taking too little time for physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual nourishment. Restorative yoga gives us time to restore our energy. In restorative yoga we are practicing supported, passive yoga poses. With the use of yoga props such as bolsters, blocks, blankets and walls your […]

Self-Massage for Constipation

by Melissa West on September 20, 2017

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Do you suffer from constipation? Hi I’m Melissa from Yoga with Melissa. I offer Real Yoga for Real People. We are all about connection. Connection with a teacher and teachings that allow you to connect with your True Self and to a community of people who support each other on a genuine path of spiritual […]

Golden Milk Turmeric Recipe (Vegan Option) for Sleep

by Melissa West on September 19, 2017

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Do you struggle with sleep? Do you experience insomnia? Today we are going to make a Golden Milk Turmeric Recipe (Vegan) for Sleep. Golden Milk is a warm drink that you can drink before bed to help you sleep. How does Golden Milk help you sleep: At its base, turmeric reduces inflammation, lowers your blood […]

Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Buddhist Meditation

by Melissa West on September 18, 2017

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Vlog 84 – Restorative Yoga September can be such a whirlwind with back to school, back to work, and after summer vacations and holidays people come back to their yoga and meditation practices. I certainly have been on the go and feeling quite engaged with all of you in yoga and meditation this as we […]

Restorative Yoga for Beginners | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 401

September 15, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga for Beginners Because we live in a fast-paced world where we are running all the time, we suffer from insomnia and do not get adequate rest are often completely exhausted physically, mentally, emotionally, energetically and spiritually. Restorative yoga gives us time to restore our energy. In restorative yoga we are practicing supported, passive […]

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Yoga Pose to Balance Your Hormones

September 13, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Balance Your Hormones Recently my friend Kelly,  has inspired me to reflect more on hormonal health. So today I thought I would share with you 1 yoga pose that can support your ovaries and the balance of your estrogen and progesterone. Your ovaries keep your reproductive system running smoothly and a balance of estrogen and […]

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Low Sugar Smoothie Bowl for Energy Focus and Immunity

September 12, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Energy Focus and Immunity In this video I show you how to make a low sugar smoothie bowl for energy, focus and immunity. Often times smoothie bowls can be loaded with sugar because their base is made with high sugar fruit like bananas. Add to that the base is usually raw and it can be […]

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Canoeing in Cadboro Bay Victoria BC – Vlog 83

September 11, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Canoeing in Cadboro Bay This past Friday I met up with my friend Sherry Scheideman for a canoe ride in Cadboro Bay. Sherry and I met as roommates at the Journey Home meditation retreat in June of this year on Salt Spring. Sherry has a canoe with wheels, that she can wheel from her home, […]

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Connection | Yoga for Emotional Balance | Celebrating 400 Episodes | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 400

September 8, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Connection While we think that earning more money is going to make us happier, science of neurobiology is showing again and again, that is our social connections that matter the most. In this intermediate hatha yoga class we will explore how connection is crucial to our emotional balance. We will begin this hatha yoga class […]

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How to do Self Massage for Self Forgiveness with Special Guest Rachel Richards

September 6, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Self Massage for Self Forgiveness Do you dwell on the past? Are you stuck in a cycle of resentment and guilt? It’s time to forgive yourself so that you can move on and enjoy life. Join Rachel in this easy self forgiveness self massage for the feet, calves, hips, hands, chest, pecs, shoulders, and head, […]

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