Melissa’s Daily Blog Posts

Melissa Records several short video blog posts each week!

Yoga with Melissa 376 Heart Stabilization Series: Hatha Yoga for Healing

March 24, 2017 Advanced Yoga Class
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Hatha Yoga for Healing We tend to tighten our bodies in response to the painful experiences in our lives whether they be physical, emotional or psychological. As we open to the sensations in our body through our hatha yoga practice, as we turn towards our emotions and the thoughts in our minds and we gradually […]

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Self Care Savasana

March 22, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Savasana Are you feeling pain in your neck, shoulders and back? Maybe you’re just feeling exhausted, stressed, anxious, sad, angry, and frustrated? If so, you are going to want to watch this video. This morning after writing up a video for Sherry Zak Morris’ Yoga JP channel called Hatha Yoga for Self Care I shifted […]

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Victoria BC welcomes Spring…Finally : Vlog 59

March 20, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Spring in Victoria We started our week with some filming (would you believe that?) I filmed a video about what is hatha yoga? Hatha yoga is its own style of yoga. Hatha is a sanskrit word which breaks down to ha for sun and tha for moon. Just like the sun brings the energy to […]

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Yin Yoga for Beginners with Maris Aylward of Yoga Upload: Yoga with Melissa 375

March 17, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga for Beginners Our guest teacher today is Maris Aylward, creator of the YouTube channel Yoga Upload. This is a 45-minute yin yoga class for beginners. The yin practice, sometimes called deep stretch, is a more passive form of yoga. We stay in the poses for a few minutes to target the deeper connective […]

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What is Hatha Yoga?

March 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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What is Hatha Yoga? Have you ever wondered What exactly is hatha yoga? Today I am going to explain exactly what is meant by this style of yoga. Hi I’m Melissa with Yoga with Melissa, I offer Real Yoga for Real People, yoga you can do so you feel better, move better and connect with […]

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Yoga with Melissa 374 Heart Stabilization Series: Take One Seat

March 10, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Take One Seat If you feel like you are running nowhere in every direction, this class will give you permission to stop and take one seat. This hatha yoga class allows you to take one seat and create the compassionate space that allows for the arising of all things, the sorrows, loneliness, shame, desire, regret, […]

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Mudra to Induce a Sound Sleep

March 8, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Mudra to Induce Sleep Do you have trouble sleeping? Today I’m going to show you a mudra, a yoga posture for your hands to help you sleep. Hi I’m Melissa with Yoga with Melissa, I offer Real Yoga for Real People, yoga you can do so you feel better, move better and connect with your […]

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The Eagles have landed: Vlog 57

March 6, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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“Eagles” We started the week with some outdoor filming even though it has continued to be cold here in Victoria. Winter and snow and low temperatures still! We filmed in Beacon Hill Park. We toughed it out in the cold to film some Yoga Lifestyle videos for you! Tim talks to you about his new […]

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From One Extreme to Another in Victoria, B.C. : Vlog 56

February 27, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vlog 56 : Victoria Fashion Week I started my week after my Monday morning Live class with our membership community saying hello to you from Esquimalt, across from Victoria. On Tuesday we took a nature break at a public beach on McNeil Bay to enjoy the beautiful spring day. Tuesday morning I had planned out […]

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Yoga with Melissa 372 Heart Stabilization Series: Settling Into our Bodies and Connecting with Our Hearts

February 24, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Heart Stabilization Series : Part 1 In our world I am noticing a huge sense of dis-ease, unsettling, overwhelm and a need for deep healing. This brand new series is designed to hold the space to connect with our hearts in a supported and grounded way for deep and nourishing healing. The series begins with […]

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