Melissa’s Daily Blog Posts

Melissa Records several short video blog posts each week!

Ayurvedic Yoga Evening Routine for Insomnia | Vata Dosha

October 17, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Insomnia Insomnia we can lead to feelings of irritability, restlessness and imbalance. In this video we are going to explore how Ayurvedic inspired evening routines with yoga can help to provide anxiety relief for vata and pitta dosha. It is not unusual for us to be overwhelmed with work and family life. Our mind is […]

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Yoga Nidra for Exhaustion | Yoga with Melissa West 456

October 12, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Exhaustion When we are exhausted it is not uncommon for us to feel anxious, scattered, unbalanced, exhausted, tired, moody, restless and experience insomnia. Exhaustion is a sign that we have overspent our energetic reserves.In this yoga nidra guided meditation we will gather the flow of chi, accumulating prana with responsibility, skill and sensitivity. […]

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Ayurvedic Yoga Evening Routine for Stress | Pitta Dosha

October 10, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Evening Routine This video offers you both guidance and Ayurvedic inspired yoga routines to support you if the stress of your days follows you into the evenings making it difficult to relax and sleep. Ayurveda is a five thousand year old system of medicine developed in the Vedic culture of India. The system of medicine […]

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Yin Yang Yoga for Night Time Heart Protection | Yoga with Melissa 455

October 5, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yang Yoga for Night This full length 60 min Yin Yang Yoga for night time combines the best of yin yoga and hatha yoga to protect your heart in preparation for the best night sleep. We will focus on the fire element and the pericardium meridian. The pericardium is not only provides the heart […]

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Ayurvedic Yoga Evening Routine for Anxiety | Vata Dosha

October 3, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vata Dosha In this short video I will offer you a short Ayurvedic inspired yoga evening routine for anxiety. According to Ayurveda, a five thousand year old sister system of medicine to yoga, anxiety is a common experience for vata dosha, but the truth is we all experience anxiety from time to time in our […]

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Avoid these 10 Mistakes for Kapha Dosha

September 26, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Kapha Dosha In Ayurvedic medicine, the kapha dosha are the most easy going, loyal, calm, patient and consistent people. When out of balance, they can get in a rut and find it hard to get moving again. In this video I am going to share with you the 10 mistakes that kapha dosha should avoid. […]

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Precious Human Life| Hatha Yoga for Gratitude | Yoga with Melissa 453

September 25, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Celebrating 9 Years on YouTube Part 1 Part 2 To celebrate nine years of Yoga with Melissa we will practice a Hatha Yoga Class for Gratitude with a focus on the first of the four reminders in Buddhist practice: Precious Human Life. We have been born at the most incredible time with access to a […]

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Hidden Trail & Waterfall Vancouver Island | Chasing Waterfalls Series – Vlog 132

September 24, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Hidden Trail & Waterfall As part of our chasing waterfalls series, we decided to be a little more adventurous and seek out some hidden gems on Vancouver Island. I had come across a blog that featured some hidden waterfalls between Parksville and Courtney:  Blog Post Here While we were in the Parksville area, we decided […]

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Avoid these 10 Mistakes for Pitta Dosha

September 19, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Pitta Dosha In Ayurvedic medicine, the pitta dosha are the most athletic build and most ambitious of all the doshas. When out of balance, their ambition can turn to aggression and anger. In this video I am going to share with you the 10 mistakes that pitta dosha should avoid. This video will include lifestyle […]

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Englishman River Falls Parksville BC | Chasing Waterfalls Series

September 17, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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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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