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Welcome to the Blog.

This space, like your yoga mat, is for you. Please take a moment look around, discover and explore the yogic tools that speak directly to you. Practice your path and see what fits today, tomorrow it may be different. And that is okay!

There are many yogic tools to explore here at YogaMatUnrolled.

  • Yoga pose sequences
  • Recipes I make in my kitchen
  • Pranayama-breathing practices
  • Journal Prompts, to organize, to write, to rant and to see
  • Meditation Practices, on the cushion and off

Remember, Yoga is for Everybody and Everybody can practice yoga. You can do this.

Please leave a comment, I love when you take the time to say hello or Namaste.

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“I don’t think we can calm the mind, I believe that the best we can do is to learn to live with it.”

Judith Hanson Lasater

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Meet the Niyamas

By Melody Lima | 12/14/2016 | 0 Comments

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, we are given the 8 Limbs of Yoga as a guide and a philosophy to our yoga practice. The second limb is called the Niyamas or personal observances, rules or laws. The Niyamas take us into a deeper level of exploration of ourselves. Let’s take a closer look. Saucha – Purity,…

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Meet the Yamas

By Melody Lima | 12/14/2016 | 0 Comments

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, we are given the 8 Limbs of Yoga as a guide and a philosophy to our yoga practice. The first limb is called the Yamas or restraints, universal morality or the 5 wise characteristics. Let’s take a closer look. Ahimsa – Non-Violence, Peace, Love, Compassion Satya – Truth Asteya – Non-Stealing…

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Meditation: Techniques and Alternative Practices

By Melody Lima | 12/14/2016 | 0 Comments

We live in an overscheduled, extra busy, stressed out world. Everyone wants and needs to relax, calm down and find some peace. For Everyone wants and needs to relax, calm down and find some peace. For some it is a life-style choice and for others it is a health issue. Meditation can be a beneficial…

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3 Meditations for Beginners

By Melody Lima | 12/14/2016 | 0 Comments

Meditation is a quiet focused moment of the mind. It is taking the time to observe the thoughts whirling around in your head. A simple, honest acknowledgment of all our stuff; the good, the bad and the ugly. It is not about emptying your mind or stilling the waters of consciousness. We experience super busy…

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