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Yin Yoga Pose for Menstrual Cramps

November 22, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Menstrual Cramps Do you experience throbbing, cramping, intense pain in your lower abdomen? Menstrual cramps or period cramps? A dull or constant ache? If so, this video with a yin yoga pose for menstrual cramps is for you. Make sure you stay all the way to the end so I can tell you how to […]

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Favorite Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips with Su

November 15, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips There are so many yoga poses that will help to relieve tight hip muscles. In this video, I am sharing 3 of my favorite stretches for tight hips: Seated Figure 4 Reclined Figure 4 Figure 4 Twist Connect with Su: facebook – click here twitter – click here instagram – […]

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Best Consignment Shops in Victoria BC, Plus Tips for Consignment Shopping

November 13, 2017 Vlog
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Consignment Shopping It is that time of year again, time to go into your closets and dig out those dresses for Dressember! To prepare I thought I would share with you my favourite consignment shops in Victoria BC. Consignment shopping is one of the best ways to not only save money but to stop clothes […]

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5 Best Hatha Yoga Poses to Relieve Constipation

November 8, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Relieve Constipation Do you suffer from constipation? If so this video with my 5 Best Hatha Yoga Poses to Relieve Constipation is for You 🙂 You may be experiencing constipation if you are passing less than 3 stools a week, have lumpy or hard stools, are straining to have a bowel movement, feel as though […]

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Restorative Yoga Pose for Anxiety: Reclined Bound Angle with Malia

November 1, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Anxiety Today we have a special guest, Malia Bradshaw from Malia Yoga. In this video Malia will show you her favorite restorative yoga pose for anxiety. She’ll also lead you through a short guided meditation to help relax the body and mind. Restorative yoga is a wonderful practice to reset the nervous system and get […]

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Yoga Inversions: Benefit of Handstand vs. Other Yoga Inversions

October 25, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga Inversions Have you ever wondered if you need to be doing those difficult and acrobatic inversions in yoga? Are all inversions created equal? Stay tuned to find out.   Recently my friend Christina from Chriska Yoga put out a video called: How to do Handstand. It went through how to do handstand and all […]

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How to Balance Hormones Naturally with Chaste Tree and Yin Yoga Pose for PMS

October 24, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Chaste Tree and Yin Yoga Do you experience irritability, food cravings or the bloating of PMS? If so, this video on balancing your hormones naturally with chaste tree and a yin yoga pose for PMS is for you. Hi I´m Melissa from Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa today we are going to talk about how to […]

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Meditation for Anxiety | Special Guest Joelle Anderson from Kernel of Wisdom

October 18, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Meditation for Anxiety Today we have a special guest on Yoga Lifestyle with Dr. Melissa West: Joelle Anderson from Kernel of Wisdom. In this short meditation, Joelle uses a deep belly relaxation breath to help calm the body and the mind. Breathing deeply into the belly can help to stimulate the vagus nerve, signalling the […]

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Types of Yoga | Difference Between Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga | Which is Right for You?

October 11, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yin Yoga and Restorative Yoga Have you ever been curious about the difference between yin yoga and restorative yoga? If so, this video is for you. Yin yoga and restorative yoga are similar in that they both hold poses for long periods of time anywhere from 3 minutes upwards to 10 or even 20 minutes […]

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Bone Broth Benefits: Insomnia, IBS, Anxiety and Stress

October 10, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bone Broth Benefits Do you experience IBS, constipation, food sensitivities, stress, anxiety, insomnia, or joint inflammation from arthritis? If so, this video on the benefits of bone broth is for you. A lot of us can relate to experiencing stress and anxiety. We go through periods when we take on too much work, we do […]

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