Dr Melissa West

Top Ten Places to Ride an Electric Bike in Victoria B.C.

August 5, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Electric Bike in Victoria Ride the Glideride electrified, Victoria is one of the most bike friendly cities in the Canada with hundreds of kilometers of bike paths and more being added everyday! Thanks to Ride the Glide we were gifted electric bikes to tour our amazing city for the day. Here is our top 10 […]

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It is time to say goodbye – Vlog 123

July 16, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Goodbye After 6 years we have given it a lot of thought and have decided it is time to say goodbye. Today we have travelled up to the top of Mount Tolmie to look back and honour this transition with a goodbye ritual and ceremony. We wanted to share this time with you to reflect […]

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Galloping Goose Trail on bikes from Sooke Potholes to Leechtown – Vlog 121

July 2, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Galloping Goose Trail This week Tim took me on a surprise outing. We decided to avoid the crowds of people in downtown Victoria for Canada day and head out of town. We packed up the bikes and headed towards Sooke. All I knew was that we were going to ride the Galloping Goose Trail. I […]

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Best Ice Cream in Victoria B.C. Kid Sister Ice Cream

March 19, 2018 Vlog

A Real Treat! Kid Sister Ice Cream, my favourite place for ice cream in all of Victoria, opened for 2018. So of course we had to go by and say hello 🙂 While we were there we decided to treat ourselves to a flight of icecream. This is four scoops of ice cream with whip […]

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Recipe – How to Make Matcha Latte with Almond Milk

February 21, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Matcha Latte Maybe you’ve heard all the buzz about matcha green tea, but you’ve wondered about all the hype. What exactly are the health benefits? Is it really a good alternative to my coffee or even my green smoothie? In this video I will be explaining the health benefits of a matcha latte and showing […]

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Salt Spring Island in the Winter – Vlog 98

January 1, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts

Salt Spring Island This Christmas decided to take a holiday on Salt Spring Island. It was the perfect getaway. We spent most of our time resting in front of a fire in our cabin, but we did get out and about on the island a bit too. One of our favourite outings everytime we go […]

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Judith Hanson Lasater´s New Restorative Yoga Book – Book Review

December 20, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts

Judith Hanson Lasater If you are curious about Judith Hanson Lasater’s new book on restorative yoga, then this video is for you. Wed Dec 27 – Overview of 30 Day Challenge coming in January January – 30 day challenge On December 26, 2017 Shambhala will release Judith Hanson Lasater´s brand new restorative yoga book, Restore […]

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What Yin Yoga is Best for Lower Back Pain?

December 6, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts

Lower Back Pain Hi I’m Melissa from Yoga with Dr. Melissa West, we´re all about We are all about connection, connection to a teacher and teachings that allow you to connect with your True Nature and a community of people that are dedicated to a genuine path of spiritual transformation. If you are new here, […]

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Yin and Yang – Vlog 89

October 23, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts

Yin Yoga Teacher Training This past weekend I had the privilege of taking part in a yin yoga teacher training. I went into the training being very much interested in how we stress the connective tissues, joints and bones in yin yoga, in other words a more anatomy-based focused and came away with something completely […]

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Fall Photos Tips and Ideas | Inspiration for Fall Instagram Photoshoot | Vlog Takeover

October 16, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Fall Photos Tips and Ideas I needed some time off this week, to retreat, turn inwards and recharge my batteries. Tim to the rescue and a vlog takeover! Tim began his Sunday with a fall-themed photoshoot to add to Tanya’s portfolio. I personally think Tanya is brilliant for choosing a fall-themed photoshoot since she can […]

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