Yamas and Niyamas

My Six Life Changing Books of 2015

February 3, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts

My Six Life Changing Books of 2015 Here is a list of my favourite and more life changing books of 2016. These books will not have you doing more and producing more. In fact, most of these books will have you reflect on doing less. I begin with a book that lets you relax into […]

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Yoga Teacher Responsibility

March 7, 2013 Melissa's Blog Posts

Today’s question comes from Maya Tiegrah for research she is doing for graduate school. What the Yoga Teachers responsibilities/relation to her students and society? I think yoga teachers have a huge ethical responsibility to their students and society. Donna Farhi does a fabulous job of discussing this in her book Teaching Yoga: Exploring the Student-Teacher […]

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Bicycles and the Yamas and Niyamas (Ethical Considerations of Yoga)

August 20, 2012 Melissa's Blog Posts

What do the yamas and niyamas have to do with bicycles and the thoughts of buying a new one? As it turns out, a lot! A few weeks ago I started to think about buying a “cruiser” bicycle. Specifically I was interested in this one: I wanted to be able ride more upright and I […]

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