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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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15 min Self Love Self Massage with Special Guest Rachel Richards

August 16, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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15 min Self Love Self Massage This is a 15 minute full body self massage video for self love. Most of us have been there at some point in our lives. We feel unworthy, undeserving, afraid of the future, regretful of the past, and even self-loathing. It’s time to show yourself the same love and […]

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The Road to Bamfield, B.C. – Vlog 79

August 14, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bamfield Camping Trip This past week we visited the remote town of Bamfield B.C. on the most western side of the island, south of Ucluelet. and camped at Pachena Bay Campground. It is an incredibly challenging road to get to Bamfield. We stopped on the way just outside of Port Alberni at Coombes Country Candy […]

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Yoga for Anxiety: Yoga for Emotional Healing, Yoga with Melissa 396

August 11, 2017 Beginners Yoga Class
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Yoga for Anxiety Today we are going to open to and become aware of anxiety. Just like the other emotions we have opened to experience, we can open to the emotion of anxiety. Anxiety is not good or bad, it is simply an expression of energy. When we open to the free-flowing quality of anxiety […]

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Camping in Strathcona Provincial Park: Buttle Lake Campground

August 7, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Strathcona Provincial Park Over the last week we took 4 days to go camping in Strathcona Provincial Park. It is a great way to escape from it all because there is no cell service or electricity, so it is super rustic. It was a beautiful four hour drive from Victoria to get to the park. […]

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