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Eating Seasonally and Eating as a Yogi

December 2, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Eating as a Yogi Hi Melissa, I notice very much how my diet changes with the seasons. I follow seasonal foods with veg boxes and what I harvest in the garden, but my instincts pick out different meats, dairy and grains at different times of year too. Are there different suggestions for the doshas as […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 39: Special Series on Yamas and Niyamas: Santosa, Contentment

June 22, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 39 is a class on santosha or contentment. This yoga class continues our series on the yamas and niyamas to explore the yama or  the personal practice of contentment. This class combines asana and pranayama to cultivate gratitude for our gifts and the gifts in our life. Melissa flies solo for this […]

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Yoga with Melissa Episode 38: Special Series on the Yamas and Niyamas: Sauca with Dr. Melissa West

June 14, 2010 Earlier Yoga Episodes
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Yoga with Melissa 38 is about sauca, cleanliness, the first yama. This class is part of our ten-class series on the yamas and niyamas. This week marks the first week we enter into the niyamas which are in a sense, the internal yamas. Whereas the yamas are about our relationship to the the world, niyamas […]

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