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Kitchen Yoga; Simple Home Practices to Transform Mind, Body and Life (April 2015 Yellow Pear Press)


An inspiring twist on integrating yoga and life, the author of Kitchen Yoga cooks up poses and practices to do wherever you are. From a modified Down Dog while waiting for your morning coffee to steep to Detox practices in your bathroom, Locust Pose in the living room and many more. Finish your day with relaxation exercises in bed and slip into a calm, peaceful sleep. East-to-follow yoga “recipes” coupled with helpful illustrations will transform your simmering stress-filled life into feast for the mind and body.


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“Kitchen Yoga is a self-care manifesto." 
~Sara Courter;  Holistic Nutritionist/Teacher/Writer

"Melanie's Kitchen Yoga reminds us that…we have simple, sacred chances to re-arrange ourselves so we can breathe deeply, become present, and remember who we are."
~Elena Brower, Author of Art of Attention

"Self-practice is where the real yoga and transformation takes place. This book will help you develop your Sadhana, which is your connection to who you really are."~Yogiraj Alan and Sarah Finger, Founders of ISHTA Yoga, LLC.

"This book is a gem of user friendly yoga tools that anyone and everyone can apply daily!!!  I highly recommend this compact book of wisdom!"
~Nikki Estrada Director of Trainer Development YogaWorks Nor Cal, Trainer 200/300hr Programs

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