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Melt away anxiety with this relaxing self massage and meditation

April 26, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Melt away anxiety Everyone is stressed out these days. Work, politics, finances, family, relationships … you name it. And with smart phones and social media occupying so much of our time, it’s easy to forget to take time for ourselves. Some of us get so disconnected from ourselves that we don’t even realize how anxious […]

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Do you have low energy in the afternoon?

June 15, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Today we are talking about Low Energy Do you have low energy in the afternoon? Do you wake up feeling tired, have troubles focusing and also lack drive, concentration and motivation? Today my friend Jeff from Coastal Acupuncture and Wellness is here to help. Jeff is a Registered Acupuncturist and has been in practice since […]

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Namaste Yoga 331 Awaken Your True Self Series, The Six Paramitas or The Six Perfection, Dhyana Paramita or The Perfection of Meditation

May 13, 2016 Intermediate Yoga Class
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Meditation In our Awakening Your True Self Series we are exploring the Six Paramitas or Six Perfections. The intention behind cultivating the six perfections is for the development of compassion. It is considered a path of the Bodhisattva. Today we are reflecting on the fifth paramita or the fifth perfection, dhyana paramita or the perfection […]

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Yoga for Beginners | Beginner Yoga for Concentration 1 hour | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 274

April 10, 2015 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Focus :When we asked beginner’s what their biggest obstacles to learning yoga was many of them answered focus. Laura says, I’m a beginner among beginners and my big huge stumbling block is staying focused! My mind always runs to other thoughts while I’m practising. Kerri says, I think my biggest challenge is slowing my mind. […]

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Yoga for Concentration | 1 hour Intermediate Hatha Yoga Class | Yoga with Dr. Melissa West 261

January 9, 2015 Intermediate Yoga Class
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yoga for focus This 1 hour intermediate hatha yoga class is yoga for concentration. It is part of our yoga for energy and how to boost energy series. In this hatha yoga class we will boost your energy by cultivating concentration on one thing instead of many things. This will allow your nervous system to […]

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