About Melody Lima

Melody Lima, is a creative adventurer, who will tell her story somehow in some way. The narrative is filled with movement (yoga teacher), words (writer), color (artist), texture (parenthood) and other experiences of discovery. Sharing her observations on & off the yoga mat, she attempts to keep things mindful and not too cynical. She loves peaceful debate and good scotch. Visit her blog, or find her on Facebook or Twitter.

August 2015

Yoga is for Everybody: Practicing Ahimsa with Compassion, Love & Hugs.

By | 2016-10-14T07:50:37+00:00 August 5th, 2015|blog, Featured, Yoga, Yoga for Everybody|

  By Melody Lima   Ahimsa---Non Violence Compassion, Love & Hugs In Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtras, the first Yama---ethical rule, code of restraint---is Ahimsa. Ahimsa is non-violence in thoughts, words and actions. Ahimsa pratishtayam tat sannidhau vairatyagaha (Sutra 2.35) Ahimsa = non-violence; Pratishtayam = established in; Tat = his; Aannidhau = presence; Vairatyagaha = violence will [...]

July 2015

Meditation Selfies—Really?

By | 2016-10-14T07:50:43+00:00 July 24th, 2015|blog, Featured, Yoga|

  By Melody Lima When I meditate, sometimes I sit on my cushion, or go for a walk in the woods, or on the beach---maybe I eat slowly,savoring every morsel of organic goodness. I never reach for my phone to take a picture to post online. Apparently, that’s just me! The meditation selfie has arrived to [...]

Yoga is for Everybody: I have Unrolled My Mat for Over 15 Years, Yet it is Still the Beginning.

By | 2016-10-14T07:50:43+00:00 July 21st, 2015|blog, Featured, Yoga, Yoga for Everybody|

  By Melody Lima   My intention was to teach fun, cool yoga to fun cool yogis. I was 32 years old and full of hope that a yoga teacher training would guide me. Guide me it did, down many paths. I am privileged to have taught yoga to kids, prenatal moms, adult beginners and enthusiastic [...]

May 2015

March 2015