Melissa’s Daily Blog Posts

Melissa Records several short video blog posts each week!

10 Minute Vinyasa Yoga – Mandala Flow with Special Guest Mary O’Meara

May 30, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Special Guest Mary In this 10 minute Vinyasa Flow class, you will have a chance to warm up the body with half Sun Salutations and a fun Mandala Flow.  We will work in a circle on our mats, moving connected to our breath and mind.  Mandala Flows really allow us to tune in to the movement we […]

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Top 10 Must See Things in Beacon Hill Park, Victoria BC – Vlog 117

May 28, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Beacon Hill Park In today’s vlog we are going to show you the top 10 must see things in Beacon Hill Park. Tripadvisor rates it the #5 thing to do in Victoria. It was our #1 Free thing to do in Victoria BC. (Click here to watch) Make sure you have your walking shoes because […]

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Restorative Yoga for Deep Renewal: Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 437

May 27, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yoga In this one hour restorative yoga class for deep renewal we will take the time to gently repair your worn-out, overwhelmed, anxious and run-down body and stressed out minds. Using props such as blankets, blocks and bolsters we will support your body in gentle, long held restorative postures that are deeply calming to […]

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How Yoga Nidra Actually Produces Hormones to Prepare You for Sleep

May 23, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Nidra In this short video I will explain how yoga nidra helps you sleep. Many of us have experienced the relaxing effects of yoga nidra and the way it helps us sleep more deeply and soundly through the night. But how exactly does it work? In this video I will explain how yoga nidra […]

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Top 10 Free Things to do in Downtown Victoria B.C. – Vlog 116

May 21, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Free Things to do in Victoria In today’s vlog I will share with you the top 10 free things to do in Victoria BC. If you are travelling to Victoria BC and want to know the best budget friendly things to do in downtown Victoria BC without a car, then you are going to love […]

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Yin Yang Yoga Full Body Stretch and Strength Yoga with Melissa 436

May 18, 2018 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Yin Yang Yoga This 60 minute Yin Yang Full Body Stretch and Strength Yoga Class combines the best of yin yoga and hatha yoga. What is the difference between yin yoga and hatha yoga? Yin yoga is an advanced yoga practice practiced mostly on the floor where we allow time and gravity to do most […]

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Therapeutic Yoga For the Neck: Special Guest Laura Goellner from LauraGyoga

May 16, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Neck Yoga This is a short yoga sequence to work on the 4 main components of a healthy neck program. This includes starting with an active warm up to improve circulation and awareness of tension. Next, we move into longer held stretching to decrease muscle tension and calm over active muscles. Once we have created […]

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Full Body Yin Yoga | 60 mins Intermediate | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 435

May 11, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Full Body Yin Yoga In a full-body yin yoga class it can be useful to review the three principles of yin yoga to begin the full body yin yoga practice. #1 Find an appropriate edge. Here we pay attention to our bodies with sensitivity and non-aggression. Tune inwards and listen to your body. You want […]

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The 2 Best Restorative Yoga Poses for Constipation in 5 mins

May 9, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Constipation I have filmed thousands of videos in my nearly 10 years on YouTube, but it is my constipation videos that are most popular. Today I will share with you the 2 best restorative yoga poses for constipation. Constipation is a high level of restriction and a lack of ease in the bowels. Often the […]

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Huge Giveaway! Books, Chocolate Golden Milk and More! Announcing Winners Plus New Chances to Win

May 7, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Huge Giveaway! In today’s vlog I am doing a big spring clean and offering my biggest giveaway ever! I have chocolate, golden milk mix and books to give away in this video. I am announcing winners and offering a chance to win 2 books in this video including Yoga with Kassandra´s Yin Yoga book and […]

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