- Melody Walford, Bodyworker
I am a Student of Life, Lover, Grower, Mermaid and much MORE
My hOMe is nestled in the Cowichan Valley forest on Vancouver Island and along the shores of the West Coast
With FOOD, TOUCH and PRESENCE
Being in service to others is deeply nourishing to me. I also LOVE to have my Hands in the Dirt, Frolic with Mother Ocean and Dance on the Hilltops!
An eternal sense of OPTIMISM and Deep Nourishment on many levels.
My ability to think outside the box and see ideas through to Fruition.
Connection Fairy at Milagro Living & Making Musical Magic with my Voice & Acoustic Guitar
Nomad Traveling the World
I am a part of the Collective so I can bring light to people and answer questions others have about the world.
Outlets and expressions include songwriting, singing, laughing and exploring the great outdoors
Others can depend on me to be a positive reinforcement of JOY! I'm here to help people see the bright side of life.
I love my spontaneous creativity, my compassion for all living beings, my openness to new experiences. I love my dedication to love, music and movement.
I am Lover of nature and life. I thrive when I have space and time to play and also get nourished through my work. I feel blessed to be on this path of yoga. My goal is simple: to live in a way that brings joy to both me and others. My dream is for all beings to be happy.
I live on Vancouver Island, but my second home is Sayulita, Mexico.
I nourish others by reminding them of their true nature. I love to reflect the love we each have inside. I find it easy to see the best in people and love to encourage everyone to see the best in themselves. I can also see places where people are stuck and through movement and breath and awareness help them to liberate themselves from these limitations.
I nourish myself by playing with my kids, being outdoors, swimming in the ocean, or a lake or river. I love to eat healthy food. My yoga and meditation practice are a huge part of my life and what really keeps me grounded and whole.
Others can trust me to listen without judgement. I am honest and gentle.
I love me for who I am. I like the way I live life without fear of the future or regret about the past. I feel grateful for the many lessons that have brought me here and think I am living out my dharma and am exactly where I need to be.
Milagro came into to my life about 5 years ago, the day I met Shani founder of this beautiful collective. It was a hot Mexican day at the market in Baja.
In my life and for Milagro I am devoted to massage and bodywork, my helping hands in the garden, kitchen, with an open heart and laughter. I am a graduate of The Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage. I have spent the last 8 years traveling and living in beautiful places on the shores of Mexico, Hawaii, Central America, Haida Gwaii, Tofino, Ucluelet and in the remote Mountains of Northern BC.
My work is a combination of many modalities I have learned over the years. The tools of Deep Flow (http://deepflow.ca/) Deep tissue, Marma therapy, Reflexology, Lomi lomi, and Thai Stem massage to name a few. Working with the body to release holding patterns of tension and emotion. Holistic healing approaches that focus on our growth ~ connecting with our natural world, the body, the mind and the things that make us vibrant ~ our Seeds of Vitality ~
I have many places I call hOMe, the ocean is always close by.
I nourish others with connection and laughter. My hands and my skills with touch. Lots of love <3
I nourish myself with nature, hot baths, saunas, massages, yoga to name a few beautiful things.....
People can depend on me for a listening ear and a good laugh. A passionate activist for Social and Environmental causes.
I love that I find to happiness giving to others. I love that I am always up for an adventure.
Salt Spring Island
Well as a Mother I am always in the midst of nourishing my family in some way or another . I also nourish others as I travel here and there offering mobile catering services for retreats and heart-centered gatherings. Another way I love to share my nourishing wisdom is through teaching intimate cooking classes and in offering personal nutritional coaching focused on plant-based diets for optimal health, vitality and longevity. I love to share the power of deep nourishment through real wholesome vibrant mindful relationship with our food.
Over that past 15 years I have been on a deep and intimate journey of exploring healing and nourishment through the art of culinary alchemy. I have gathered many gems and wisdom gifts along the way and my offering is to share these with the world.
I am deeply nourished by nature. I spend so much time in nature as i live in the a beautiful emerald green forest nestled between lakes and streams and the ocean. I replenish and nourish myself with long hikes with my dog "Bella" and playful trips with my children to swim and play by the water. I also take lots of time for deep play and rejuvination with my "sisters" through dance, relaxation, beauty and spiritual reflection. I also have a passionate relationship with chocolate and I nourish myself with RAW CHOCOLATE regularly.
My calm grounded presence and my honesty.
I love my love of beauty.
I have been a practicing herbalist for 20 years and am in love with all things nourishing from herbal medicine to whole foods and aligning the body, mind and spirit through yoga and a daily gratitude practice.
I offer nourishment to others through teaching a gentle, yet strengthening yoga practice, offering an open heart and attention through listening, and by inspiring people to heal themselves and the planet through the use of natural, herbal products and holistic practices.
I nourish myself through maintaining a regular yoga practice, taking time for meditation and prayer, spending time with my family and creating space for myself to replenish and recharge so that I may come back to them full of love for myself and with love bursting from my heart for them.
People can count on me to be compassionate, positive and to look for the silver lining in all things, to be an avid cheerleader for others and to always try to be better today than I was yesterday
What I love about myself is that it is easy for me to see the best in others and to stay positive in challenging situations, knowing and trusting that there is a higher vision and purpose that we’re all striving for in order to make the world a better place.
My name is Melody. I am a women who believes fully in each person’s capacity to heal. I am continually reminded as I walk my path of the power of breath, movement, and self-expression. Through the practices of yoga, massage, dance, and connection with nature. I am a Hatha yoga teacher and therapist as well as a massage professional. At present I am studying to be a Doctor of Chinese Medicine.
Beautiful Victoria, British Columbia
Through conscious touch and guiding breath and movement in the form of Hatha yoga.
Through a commitment to taking care of the vessel of my body with wholesome food, connection to nature, movement therapy, sunshine and laughter!
A smile and an open heart willing to witness another.
My ability to inspire others.
Passionate student of life, mother of one, teacher of yogic arts, bookworm
I aim to nourish others by offering inspiration, education, and encouragement on the path of practice
Reading, being with my family and my dogs, spending time in the woods, learning new things
To show up on time and to always be learning something new
I am a devotee to the Great Mystery. I live as a woman, mother, wife, friend, daughter, granddaughter, sister, animal lover, devotee to the herbal allies, healing artist, rewilding dance facilitator and community member who dances on the evolutionary edge to super deep bass and harmonious sounds.
Rainbow Pool, Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island, Canada
I nourish others by offering deep listening, extending healthy boundaries, creating beautiful spaces, writing, playing music, offering nourishing food, encouraging others, practicing acceptance, cultivating humour & play to bring fun into the experience of life, yet I hold deep space for the most challenging of emotions to be felt, witnessed and released. I believe I nourish others by being as genuine & real as I possibly can. I nourish others by sharing the love in my heart.
Through the medicine of presence, breath, yoga, dancing and more dancing, reading, going to bed super early, being with the plant and nature allies, expressing my creativity through a multitude of passions, creating a beautiful home space, eating nourishing food, juicing, wildcrafting, making teas, self massage, medicine baths, playing music, cultivating loving relationships with family, sisters, brothers and community members.
Deep listening, authentic sharing, healthy boundaries, killer music collection.
I love the creative energy of spirit that flows through me. I am honoured to be a vessel for the magic we all share. I love my connection with animals and nature in addition to my willingness to keep showing up authentically with reverence for life. I love that I am shedding the self-criticism that crippled my natural confidence for years. I love that I am really loving myself these days. I love the way I love others and express it.
I am Michelle!
HOMe for the past 16 has been Kailua Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, but I still call Canada HoMe as well.
I nourish myself by getting in the ocean almost everyday-surfing, swimming and SUP paddling. Also by spending as much time in nature as possible and by having a regular meditation and yoga practice.
I nourish others by sharing my knowledge, giving them my loving touch, and by being present and listening.
Others can depend on me to be authentic, kind and ready for anything!!
I love that I am strong, confident, healthy and adventurous!!