Aromatherapy and Breath for Anxiety, Depression and Stress

March 1, 2017 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers
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Aromatherapy and Breath for Anxiety, Depression and Stress Today I am going to show you something super simple you can do anywhere to help you with anxiety, depression and stress. I received a question on stress, anxiety and depression from Manjit in the UK: Hi Dr Melissa West, hope you’re are well, needed your advice […]

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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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Five Minute Soft Foam Roller Shoulder Release

February 22, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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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 […]

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Cadboro Bay and Kingzett Lake Short Walks : Vlog 55

February 20, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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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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Yoga with Melissa 371 Moving at the Speed of Our Bodies, Find Your Still Center

February 17, 2017 Intermediate Yoga Class
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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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Trouble sleeping? Soothe yourself to sleep with this luxurious self-massage

February 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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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 […]

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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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