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Yoga Yum

melissa averinos

Tags yoga, yummy things to eat

Yoga Yum

January 19, 2008 Last weekend I went off-Cape for one of my yoga training weekends. Saturday's topic was yoga philosophy, mantra and chant. The day ended with an event called kirtan, which is a kind of yoga-singing-prayer kind of a thing. It is really fun! It's a great way to pray- with other people and so joyfully.  My new cousin Liz is part of the group that came in to lead the singing, which I was just thrilled about. Since I knew I would be seeing Liz, I made up a shirt for her in a design I thought she...


113: pets, pillows, practice

melissa averinos

Tags second hand scores, sewing and fabric, yoga

113: pets, pillows, practice

January 11, 2008  A friend of mine always comments on how I only show the feet of the pets.   This is Riley. Isn't she super cute? Ri-Ri. Riley Roo.Or simply The Roo, as in, "The Roo is humping your pillow again."  I never had a girl dog before. I didn't know they humped. Look at her giant paws! She is such a love. That's one of the new pillows I whipped up the first day I got my new machine. Here is another: 100% unhumped. The windows are so bare because I took down the curtains with the intention...


little chairs and winter survival plan

melissa averinos

Tags second hand scores, yoga

little chairs and winter survival plan

November 30, 2007 A couple of months ago, I  found two cute tiny chairs at the Salvation Army (which  I sometimes call  The Sally Slermie or, for short: The Slerm. But that is a whole other story.)   I am compelled to make tiny cushions for them.   Even though there is actually a chair pose in yoga, I am not going to try to make a clever segue:I am excited to finally have started taking my yoga teacher training course! We started Tuesday night- it was wonderful. You may remember that in July my best friend Jennifer arranged to have me take this...