Vlog

Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Buddhist Meditation

September 18, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Buddhist Meditation

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 […]

Read the full article →

Canoeing in Cadboro Bay Victoria BC – Vlog 83

September 11, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Canoeing in Cadboro Bay Victoria BC – Vlog 83

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, […]

Read the full article →

Hornby Island BC | Tribune Bay | Not Mountain Biking

September 4, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Hornby Island BC | Tribune Bay | Not Mountain Biking

Hornby Island BC Thanks for coming with us to Hornby Island. To get to Hornby Island from Vancouver Island you take two ferries. First you ferry over to Denman Island, drive across Denman Island and take another ferry to Hornby. We actually missed our ferry connection, which meant ice cream! Our first day on Hornby, […]

Read the full article →

Meditation Retreat Near Me : Vlog 81

August 27, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Meditation Retreat Near Me : Vlog 81

Meditation Retreat This past week I was involved in a meditation immersion, in other words a mini meditation retreat near me with my meditation teacher, Neil McKinlay, senior teacher with Dharma Ocean. I am part of the lineage of Dharma Ocean. My teacher is Neil Mckinlay, his teacher is Reggie Ray who was taught by […]

Read the full article →

Top 10 Things to do in Victoria B.C.

August 21, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Top 10 Things to do in Victoria B.C.

Top 10 Victoria B.C. If you are wondering what to do in Victoria B.C., then this is the vlog for you. We are going to share with you our top ten things to do in Victoria B.C. Put on your pedometers and fitbits because most of them are in walking distance in downtown Victoria and […]

Read the full article →

The Road to Bamfield, B.C. – Vlog 79

August 14, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for The Road to Bamfield, B.C. – Vlog 79

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 […]

Read the full article →

Camping in Strathcona Provincial Park: Buttle Lake Campground

August 7, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Camping in Strathcona Provincial Park: Buttle Lake Campground

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. […]

Read the full article →

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

July 30, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for From Sydney to Victoria B.C. by Boat – Vlog 77

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 […]

Read the full article →

Hiking the Kludahk Trail on Vancouver Island – Vlog 76

July 24, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
Thumbnail image for Hiking the Kludahk Trail on Vancouver Island – Vlog 76

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 […]

Read the full article →

How to Make a Meditation Cushion Cover DIY

July 17, 2017 Vlog
Thumbnail image for How to Make a Meditation Cushion Cover DIY

DIY Meditation Cushion Cover In an effort to improve the look of my surroundings I decided to cover my mis-matched meditation cushions this week. I chose a cute pattern with blues and grays to match the backdrop to our Yoga with Melissa set and our freshly chalk-painted kitchen table and chairs. (Link to how I […]

Read the full article →