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Hiking Mount Doug | Chatty Catch Up – Vlog 137

November 28, 2018 Vlog
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Mount Doug Hike It has been a few weeks since I have had a vlog for you and so I thought we could take a hike through the trails of Mount Doug and catch up. The last couple of weeks have been quite full and nourishing for me as I was away on yin yoga […]

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Is All Yoga Good for Anxiety? Which Style is Best?

November 14, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Is all yoga good for anxiety? This is a good question, and most likely it comes from her own experience that some types of yoga causes her to become more restless and some styles of yoga are more calming. I find turning to Ayurvedic Medicine can be a powerful way to find the answers to […]

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Introduction to Five Element Theory | Part Two of Seven

November 7, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Five Element Theory 5 element theory is based on observing and contemplating the natural world in which we live and which we are made up of. These five elements are in perpetual movement. The yin elements are contracting and the yang elements are expanding. Five element theory is basically an approach that explains the rhythm […]

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Why are the Principles of Yin Yoga Important?

October 31, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Principles of Yin Yoga This video will describe how we access the deeper connective tissues, meridians and practice in a more meditative way in yin yoga through the principles of yin yoga. First we will go through each of the principles of yin yoga including: 1. choose an appropriate edge 2. be still 3. soften […]

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Restorative Yin Yoga Sequence | Yoga with Melissa 458

October 29, 2018 Beginners Yoga Class
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Restorative Yin Yoga This 60 min restorative yin sequence is a full class offering the best of yin yoga and restorative yoga. Through props we will apply the first principle of yin and find the appropriate edge, that place where we can experience sensation, but not too much intensity. Too much intensity in a yin […]

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Yoga Evening Routine After Standing All Day on Concrete

October 24, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Standing All Day Relief If your feet hurt after standing all day at work on concrete, in the rest of this video I am going to share with you three yoga exercises to relieve your sore feet. This video is all about foot pain relief if you stand all day at work, although your legs […]

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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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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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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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