Membership Community Information and Signup

by Melissa West on June 7, 2018

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Personal Introduction to Melissa’s Membership Community <  

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Englishman River Falls This week on our chasing waterfalls series we are headed North of Nanaimo towards Parksville about a 2 and a half hour drive from Victoria BC to Englishman river falls. The falls are a short drive from the parking lot through lush second-growth and old-growth Douglas fir, cedar, hemlock, arbutus and maple […]

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Dosha Balancing Yin Yoga Ayurveda is a five thousand year old system of medicine originating in India. It is known as a sister practice to yoga. In fact, Ayurveda, the wisdom of life, has recommends specific yoga practices for specific body types. Ayurvedic medicine believes that each of us has a unique makeup or constitution. […]

Avoid These 10 Mistakes for Vata Dosha

by Melissa West on September 12, 2018

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Top 10 mistakes for Vata Dosha? In Ayurvedic medicine, the vata dosha are the most slender build and creative of all the doshas. When out of balance, their creative minds and bodies which are always on the go can exhaust themselves with anxiety and overwhelm. In this video I am going to share with you […]

Ammonite Falls Nanaimo BC – Vlog 130

September 10, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Ammonite Falls This week we will share with you our third and final waterfall visit in Nanaimo BC, Ammonite Falls. These falls are listed as a 20 minute hike, but even on the sign people have crossed off this optimistic suggestion! On many blogs I saw suggestions from 30-40 minutes to the falls. I would […]

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Yoga Nidra Morning Meditation | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 451

September 7, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Morning Meditation This full length yoga nidra morning meditation will wake up or awaken to the place that already exists in ourselves that can trust in our own intrinsic goodness and see how it lives in others. Basic goodness being those qualities of presence, wakefulness, compassion, bravery, kindness, luminosity, presence, luminosity, tenderness, insight, wisdom, inner […]

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Ayurvedic Body and Personality Types

September 5, 2018 Yoga Questions and Yoga Answers
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Personality Types If you have ever wondered what your ayurvedic body and personality type is, join me for this short video with a quick and easy explanation. I will explain the three different doshas: vata, pitta and kapha based on the elements earth, water, fire, air and ether. For each dosha I will explain the […]

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Bowen Park Waterfall Nanaimo BC – Vlog 129

September 3, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bowen Park Waterfall Our second waterfall in Nanaimo BC is in an incredible 36 hectare park right in the center of the city, Bowen Park. I was feeling a little bit nervous after our experience the previous week that we might not be able to find the waterfall, but the people of Nanaimo are super […]

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Dosha Balancing Restorative Yoga | Ayurveda Yoga | Yoga with Melissa 450

August 31, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga Ayurveda is a five thousand year old system of medicine in the world originating in India. It is known as a sister practice to yoga. In fact, Ayurveda, the wisdom of life, has recommends specific yoga practices for specific body types. Ayurvedic medicine believes that each of us has a unique makeup or […]

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Natural Remedy for Restless Leg Syndrome and Insomnia

August 29, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Restless Leg Syndrome Restless leg syndrome is a nervous system disorder causing an irresistible urge to move your legs. People with restless leg syndrome describe it as a creepy/crawly, pins and needles or itchy feeling in their legs. The symptoms are usually worse at night making it difficult to sleep. Doctors do recommend that lifestyle […]

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Avoid this Rookie Waterfall Mistake – Vlog 128

August 27, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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This is Embarrassing Waterfall Fail This week we headed to Nanaimo in search of waterfalls for our chasing waterfalls series. Our plan was to check out 4 waterfalls in one day and today we are going to show you the first of four waterfalls. This was the first trip up the Malahat with our new […]

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