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Yin Yoga The premise of the attention economy is that a wealth of information creates a scarcity of attention. We live in a world of noise with more and more marketing, social media, emails, books, advertising, netflix series and all these things compete for our distracted attention. We have YouTube, facebook, instagram and netflix to […]

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Yoga in a Yurt In this short video we show you behind the scenes of filming Yoga with Melissa in a Yurt. If you have ever wondered what it would be like living in a yurt in a temperate rain forest environment on Vancouver island B.C. then join us for this vlog. In this vlog […]

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Restorative Yoga for Intuition One of the things that has captured our attention in the attention economy is wearable tech. Wearable tech can collect incredible amounts of data from our activity to our rest. Things from the number of steps that we walk, our stress, our weight, the number of calories we consume, the amount […]

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Episode 500 To celebrate 10 years and 500 episodes on YouTube, Melissa goes behind the camera and Tim gets on the mat to welcome beginners and those with beginner’s mind to try yoga. If Tim can do yoga, anybody can do yoga with this 30 minute at home yoga video. You will be laughing your […]

Beginner Self Massage for Digestion

September 18, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Self Massage for Digestion This short beginner myofascial release for your digestive system is essentially a self-massage for your digestive system that you can do anytime. Just five minutes in the morning will free you up your entire body for the day ahead and address stress and toxicity before they even had a chance to […]

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Heart Killing Busyness and Overwork in the Attention Economy | Yoga with Melissa 498

September 13, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yoga The Chinese character for busyness translates as heart killing. In the attention economy where everybody is vying for our attention, it is hard not to be affected by the noise of others. In the attention economy, there is a lot of noise that comes from outside in. We are estranged from ourselves. When […]

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Beginner Diaphragmatic Breathing for Digestion

September 12, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Breathing for Digestion This short beginner diaphragmatic breathing class for digestion will activate your parasympathetic nervous system known as your rest and digest. It will help you avoid constipation, acid reflux and IBS. It will balance your alkalinity and reduce inflammation. It will detoxify your body by supporting your lymphatic system. Your diaphragm separates your […]

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Yin Yang Yoga | Yin Yang Theory | Attention Economy Series | Yoga with Melissa 497

August 30, 2019 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yang Yoga In the attention economy brands and individuals, that is living and breathing human beings compete for continual growth of likes and followers on different platforms from YouTube to podcasts on ITunes, Facebook, Instagram to Snapchat. Our self worth is tied to the number of followers and likes we have. Each of us, […]

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5 Reasons Why Back to School is the Best Time for Yin Yoga

August 26, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Best Time for Yin Yoga Every year it happens. I swear it won’t and yet somehow it does. Back to school rolls around and what starts as enthusiastic passion reveals itself as overburdening myself with too many activities and an overflowing schedule. The long days of summer start to slip away and the darkness of […]

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Yoga Nidra for Mental Overwhelm | Attention Economy Series | Yoga with Melissa 496

August 9, 2019 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga Nidra This 30-minute yoga nidra will take you out of the mind of emotional overwhelm and overthinking into a deeply embodied, relaxed and calm state.  In the attention economy, there are many external factors from smartphones, computers, marketing, to social media that direct our attention, mostly up and out of our body. It is […]

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