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Resentment If you haven’t done the first two class in this series 391, 392, go back and start there. Those classes are foundational for this series. Resentment is a natural and healthy emotion. It is defined as a bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly. Just like the other emotions we have opened to experience, […]

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15 min Self Love Self Massage This is a 15 minute full body self massage video for self love. Most of us have been there at some point in our lives. We feel unworthy, undeserving, afraid of the future, regretful of the past, and even self-loathing. It’s time to show yourself the same love and […]

The Road to Bamfield, B.C. – Vlog 79

by Melissa West on August 14, 2017

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Bamfield Camping Trip This past week we visited the remote town of Bamfield B.C. on the most western side of the island, south of Ucluelet. and camped at Pachena Bay Campground. It is an incredibly challenging road to get to Bamfield. We stopped on the way just outside of Port Alberni at Coombes Country Candy […]

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Yoga for Anxiety Today we are going to open to and become aware of anxiety. Just like the other emotions we have opened to experience, we can open to the emotion of anxiety. Anxiety is not good or bad, it is simply an expression of energy. When we open to the free-flowing quality of anxiety […]

Camping in Strathcona Provincial Park: Buttle Lake Campground

August 7, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Strathcona Provincial Park Over the last week we took 4 days to go camping in Strathcona Provincial Park. It is a great way to escape from it all because there is no cell service or electricity, so it is super rustic. It was a beautiful four hour drive from Victoria to get to the park. […]

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Yoga for Loneliness, Yoga for Emotional Healing, Yoga with Melissa 395

August 4, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Loneliness It is not unusual to feel like we are isolated, all alone in our experience. When we feel this way, we feel a sense of loneliness, a sense of separation in our experience and a lack of connection. We feel cut off from each other and the natural world. Recently, I have […]

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From Sydney to Victoria B.C. by Boat – Vlog 77

July 30, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Sydney to Victoria B.C. by Boat This past week our friend Mike was having some repairs done on his boat in Sidney B.C. He asked us if we wanted to go with him to pick up his boat and bring it back to Oak Bay Marina by water. Of course we said yes. The morning […]

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Yoga with Melissa 394 – 50 min Yoga Practice for Anger, Yoga for Emotional Healing Series

July 28, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yoga Practice for Anger Anger can be a very scary emotion. It can be an emotion that we do not want to relate to whether we are experiencing it or whether we are watching somebody else express it. Anger is a very direct emotion. It is an emotion that puts is in connection with our […]

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Quick and Easy Way to Stimulate Your Immune System

July 26, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Are you feeling run down? Cold and flu season got you worried? Want to boost your immune system quickly? If so this video is for you. 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 […]

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Hiking the Kludahk Trail on Vancouver Island – Vlog 76

July 24, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Kludahk Trail Today we are going on a hike on the Kludahk. There are some rumours that the Kludahk is a secret society. This is perhaps because they have a membership process, it is in the back country, located in an environmentally sensitive area and the roads to access the Kludahk can often be washed […]

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