2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

SXSW Meditation


Like any powerful tool, the human brain needs a bit of a tune-up now and then. Take a break from the bustle of SXSW and give your mind and body a chance to assimilate all the new ideas and energy at the conference. This will be an all levels class, with special emphasis on presenting a variety of techniques to help beginners find a practice that works. Come get your OM on!



Melodie Tao


Marketing Melodie

Melodie is a marketing professional, educator and public speaker on
social media who turned to yoga and meditation to relieve stress from a busy life.
Not long after falling in love with yoga, Melodie completed yoga
teacher training and became an instructor. She noticed a need for
teaching yoga instructors and fitness professionals how to market
themselves and grow their business so this is where she created her

Now she teaches energizing yoga classes in San Diego and has
successfully combined her two passions for marketing and yoga into
popular resources and workshops that help fitness professionals learn
how to effectively market themselves. Melodie is also an Adjunct
Instructor at National University where she teaches Marketing classes
and she's a Fitness Expert for SweatGuru.com.

When she's not on the yoga mat, Melodie enjoys hiking in sunny San
Diego, healthy cooking and eating, art, culture, live entertainment
and traveling.

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