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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 ┬áthe 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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