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Ahimsa and One of our Guiding Principles

August 14, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Ahimsa The first yama of yoga is ahimsa, non-violence or put in a more positive way is loving kindness. One of the guiding principles of our lives and the ways we try to run Namaste Yoga is “promote what you love instead of bashing what you hate.” This is an ethic that we can come […]

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Manatees and Yoga

January 5, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts
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This morning we spent a few hours at a Manatee Park in Fort Meyers Florida. The Manatees totally embodied the first yama, ahimsa – nonviolence. They are not predatory at all. In fact that are vegetarians and chomp away on sea grass all day long. Not only are they not predatory, but they have no […]

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