Yoga with Melissa 377 Heart Stabilization Series: Steady and Calm Attention

March 31, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Steady and Calm Yoga The speed of our everyday lives, both online and offline can leave us feeling frustrated and disconnected from our patience, stillness and compassion. It is not unusual to feel like our minds, bodies and emotions are endlessly spasming and it is no wonder we feel scattered and unsteady. When we come […]

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Yin Yoga in Aromatherapy Sea Salt Bath for Adrenal Fatigue

March 29, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Sea Salt Bath for Adrenal Fatigue Today I’m going to show you 2 yin yoga poses for adrenal fatigue that you can do in a beautiful aromatherapy sea salt bath to restore energy. This will scratch the surface of adrenal fatigue so if you want to go deeper, with leading edge research and ongoing support […]

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We’ve Sunk to a New Level : Vlog 60

March 27, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vlog 60 We started our week on Monday filming three new yoga tutorial videos for this, our secondary channel. I filmed a yoga for self care video on savasana to help promote my collaboration with Sherry Zak Morris on her Yoga JP channel coming up on April 7, 2017. Here is a preview of the […]

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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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Chaos and Uncertainty : Vlog 58

March 13, 2017 Vlog
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Victoria BC : Vlog 58 We start our week with some YouTube drama as our numbers roll up to 32K subscribers. Thank you so much to all of you who subscribe to our main YouTube channel. We appreciate your support. Our first trip of the week was to Chinatown to pick up a screen for […]

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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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