Making Yoga Hip & Filming It. {Video} ~ Melanie C. Freeman

Via Melanie Freeman
on Sep 6, 2012
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Austin Texas has the Hippest Yoga Caught on Camera.

Welcome to September. School has started back up and everyone is back in town. Austin, Texas is most definitely the coolest city on planet Earth. Okay, maybe there are other cool cities, but Austin is by far the coolest.

Speaking of cool, Black Swan Yoga was voted the number one yoga studio in Austin and they just launched their classes online.

Monday was Labor Day, and as we all know, was also “Free Day of Yoga.” Since Black Swan Yoga is already a donation studio everyday, they made their classes online free for the whole day for people to try out. There was such an incredible turn out that now people are able to not only do yoga anytime, anywhere, any level, but they are spreading the word and sharing these classes with more people.

I’ve heard so many stories of people buying “channels” for their parents, sisters or husbands, and everyone is having such a positive experience. There are lots of benefits to being able to practice yoga at home, while the kids or dogs are there, or even practicing with partners that can’t or don’t want to go to a class.

There have been so many wonderful stories of yoga bringing people and family closer together, just by being able to do yoga from their computers, phones, iPads or whatever they have their internet hooked up.

See what you think. Try out a class, or just watch one of the free meditations or pose breakdowns. They truly are changing lives. Not to mention, they’re filmed in a pretty cool way too! Enjoy!




Editor: Brianna Bemel


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About Melanie Freeman

Melanie C. Freeman was born and raised in the Hill Country of Texas by two wonderful parents who provided an open and encouraging environment to appreciate this wonderful world in a fun, fresh, fiesty, genuine, adventurous, and loving way. Melanie is a highly energetic Yoga Instructor at the #1 Donation Yoga Studio, Black Swan Yoga, in Austin, Texas. She is one of the founding teachers in launching their online yoga classes,, where she is able to combine her love for the Arts and film with her passion for Yoga and exercise. She is happy to share her raw, humorous outlook on life with the rest of the world in a conscious, yet innocent, unsophisticated, joyful way! *** "To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love. But then one suffers from not loving. Therefore to love is to suffer, not to love is to suffer. To suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To be happy then is to suffer. But suffering makes one unhappy. Therefore, to be unhappy one must love, or love to suffer, or suffer from too much happiness. I hope you're getting this down." - Woody Allen *** Connect with Melanie on Facebook, Mel's Austin Yoga and Twitter .


One Response to “Making Yoga Hip & Filming It. {Video} ~ Melanie C. Freeman”

  1. Macka1 says:

    The videos look great and all, and I don't mean any offense, but this article was pretty empty – no substance, basically just a thinly veiled advertisement. Lots of articles in EJ are like that but this one really struck me as pretty lacking. Sorry.