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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 đŸ™‚ 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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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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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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Pender Island Hiking Trails

October 10, 2017 Vlog
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Hike Pender Island We had super good luck with the ferries this past long weekend travelling on the ferries. Long weekends can be difficult getting between islands because so many people are travelling and there is limited room on the ferries. If you are travelling on long weekends make sure you arrive super early. Our […]

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Harvest Moon Lantern Festival – Vlog 86

October 2, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Harvest Moon Lantern Festival This past Saturday Tim and I went to the Harvest Moon Lantern Festival at Gordon Head recreation Centre at Lambrick Park. It was a family friendly event as you will see from all the kidlings running around and enjoying the labyrinth. In addition to the Asian dance and musical performances by […]

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Duncan B.C. Totem Pole Walking Tour

September 25, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Totem Pole Walking Tour It was so exciting to have a Yoga with Melissa member with me in the vlog, BJ all the way from Australia. BJ is an incredibly talented theater performer. Definitely check out her play: I am a Circle: Click Here We started our trip from Victoria BC on the Malahat. Duncan […]

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Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Buddhist Meditation

September 18, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vlog 84 – Restorative Yoga September can be such a whirlwind with back to school, back to work, and after summer vacations and holidays people come back to their yoga and meditation practices. I certainly have been on the go and feeling quite engaged with all of you in yoga and meditation this as we […]

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Canoeing in Cadboro Bay Victoria BC – Vlog 83

September 11, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Canoeing in Cadboro Bay This past Friday I met up with my friend Sherry Scheideman for a canoe ride in Cadboro Bay. Sherry and I met as roommates at the Journey Home meditation retreat in June of this year on Salt Spring. Sherry has a canoe with wheels, that she can wheel from her home, […]

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Depression, Yoga for Depression, Yoga for Emotional Balance, Yoga with Melissa 398

August 25, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Yoga for Depression ¨Our being is a brilliant pattern of energies, a spectrum of possibilities. At every moment we have the capacity to experience the open dimension of what we are.¨ Ngakpa Chogyam and Khandro Dechen ¨Emotions are intelligent expressions of energy that can lead us to our awakened nature.¨ Reggie Ray Depression, like any […]

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Resentment, Yoga for Emotional Balance, Yoga with Melissa 397

August 18, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Resentment If you haven’t done the first two class in this series 391, 392, go back and start there. Those classes are foundational for this series. Resentment is a natural and healthy emotion. It is defined as a bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly. Just like the other emotions we have opened to experience, […]

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