Five Minute Soft Foam Roller Shoulder Release

by Melissa West on February 22, 2017

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Soft Foam Roller Shoulder Release Do you have tight shoulders and neck muscles from keyboarding, texting and hours at a desk? Then this video is for you. If you keep your arms by the side of your body a lot for keyboarding, texting, desk work, eating, driving, you need this five minute fascial release. This […]

Cadboro Bay and Kingzett Lake Short Walks : Vlog 55

by Melissa West on February 20, 2017

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Cadboro Bay and Kingzett Lake We started our week at Kingzett Lake which is better known as the Quarry at Shawnigan Lake by the locals. This was a beautiful, yet haunting space to spend some time getting out in nature. I continued to be sick this week so this was a nice little trip to […]

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Find Your Still Center We live in a world of endless activity that tends to pull us away from our still center. From the minute we wake up in the morning our cell phone is in our hands and we begin the endless scrolling through social media and rushing through our days. Rarely in our […]

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With Special Guest – Rachel Richards When I ask my clients how much sleep they get, most of them laugh. We are an overworked, sleep-deprived society. Most of us don’t give ourselves the time we need to rest and restore our bodies. And even when we do, many of us have trouble falling or staying […]

More Snow in Victoria : Vlog 54

February 13, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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More Snow We started our week with more snow again here in Victoria B.C. some major accumulation with snow staying on the ground. I had just finished up live meditation class with our members. My friend Josh Rimer put out a video this past week called “Are Some Refugees better than other Refugees?”.   If […]

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45 Minute Yoga Flow Class for Beginners : Yoga with Melissa Episode 370

February 10, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga Flow for Beginners Today we have a special guest on Yoga with Melissa, Christina D’Arrigo from ChriskaYoga. This is a 45 minute yoga flow class for beginners by our guest this week, Christina from ChriskaYoga! If you are looking to try a yoga flow class at the beginner level, then this video will be […]

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What Is Yoga Flow?

February 8, 2017 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers
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Yoga Flow Today we have a special guest on Living your Yoga, Christina from Chriska Yoga. Are you curious about Yoga Flow classes? This video will answer all your questions and more! This week, special guest Christina from the channel ChriskaYoga will be talking to you about vinyasa flow yoga and what it’s all about. […]

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It’s my Birthday Victoria! Vlog 53

February 6, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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It’s my Birthday We started our week in Sooke with a little walk while Trinity warmed up for soccer and Tim flew the drone. We soaked up some of the beautiful B.C. coast. Love your imperfections, they are perfectly imperfect, just like in nature. Friday afternoon it was snowing. We had lunch at The Roost. […]

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Yoga with Melissa 369 How to Balance in Chair Pose, Awkward Pose or Utkatasana

February 3, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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How to Balance in Chair Pose Members I recommend that you do the connective tissue class for feet before this class and remember we are doing a 28 day challenge with this for Fascia February in our Membership Community David Whyte says : “to be courageous means to seat our feelings deeply in our body […]

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Stinging Nettle Latte

February 1, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Stinging Nettle Latte Today we are going to make an incredibly nourishing tea. Nettle is a widely available herb that strengthens and supports your entire body. Nettle is known as a tonic in the herbal world. It strengthens the body as a whole. Nettle is a gentle herb that has a mild, yet profound effect […]

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