Monday, September 26, 2011

monday moment of zen

"the secret of attraction is to love yourself. attractive people judge neither themselves nor others. they are open to gestures of love. they think about love, and express their love in every action. they know that love is not a mere sentiment, but the ultimate truth at the heart of the universe.”

~ deepak chopra

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Women's Creative & Healing Mini-Retreat

the end of the week is here and boy what a crazy week it's been. between work and school i've had so much stuff stacking up i sometimes didn't know where to begin. i have to remind myself daily to take care of most important tasks and let go of what can wait until tomorrow.

this weekend i will teach some yoga, see some bowenwork clients, catch up on some school work and take a breather. what are the weekends for, right?!

if you are local i wanted to send out an invitation to join me for a mini-retreat i'm leading at blissblissbliss. below are the details. hope you can spend an afternoon relaxing and rejuvenating with me.

what's on your weekend to-do list?

hugs & namaste!

Celebrate your Autumnal Equinox with Melita for an afternoon mini-retreat just for women. You are always rushing around taking care of others so take this time to care for yourself, to let go and just "be." Take time to rejuvenate and reflect through meditation, yoga and creative play all while being around other like-minded women. Spend part of your day basking in a slow, yet energizing flow topped with a Yin & Restorative Yoga practice all while receiving some hands on healing therapy provided by Melita. You will also spend some time doing some art journaling (making a inspiration board) and Autumnal goal setting. Please bring a journal, an assortment of favorite images pulled from magazines, your tea mug and your intentions for the remainder of 2011. No yoga experience necessary, all levels welcome and the perfect opportunity to share some quality time with your bff's. Leave feeling lighter and restored with ideas abound for Autumn. Tea, light snacks and inspiration will be served. Please reserve your spot by emailing Melita at

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

tea trade winner

thank you to all who participated in the 3rd annual tea trade.

we had 39 women in total:

two from france, one from slovenia, one from the netherlands, a couple from the united kingdom, several from canada and a smattering of the united states!!

every year i giveaway a prize to one person from the tea trade. this year ryan picked the winner and the winner is....

elizabeth of morgantown!!!

congrats elizabeth, you will be receiving your tea trade gift soon!

thanks again for joining and making this years tea trade a huge success. if you joined the tea trade and blog, i am looking forward to reading your posts! feel free to share them in the comments below so others can check them out as well.

hugs & namaste

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Monday, September 19, 2011

monday moment of zen

"fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and good things will be yours."
~ swedish proverb

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

tea trade - last call

ladies & gentlemen,

tomorrow, september 15th at 11:59pm est. is the last chance to enter the 3rd annual tea trade.

details can be found by clicking on the above link.

i'm happy to say that we have 35+ traders from all over the globe. some tea traders are as far as way as the uk, 2 from france, one from slovenia and a smattering over canada and the states. this year is going to be the best yet!!

so if you know someone who loves tea, please share the word, share the tea, and share the love!

hugs & namaste!!

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Monday, September 12, 2011

monday moment of zen

"yoga is about clearing away whatever is in us that prevents our living in the most full and whole way. with yoga, we become aware of how and where we are restricted — in body, mind, and heart — and how gradually to open and release these blockages. as these blockages are cleared, our energy is freed. we start to feel more harmonious, more at one with ourselves. our lives begin to flow — or we begin to flow more in our lives."
~ cybele tomlinson

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Friday, September 9, 2011

friday evening practice

i almost started typing "furday evening practice" which would totally be true. this is me and the clan sharing practice. hugs & namaste!

Monday, September 5, 2011

monday moment of zen

'it is our dedication to living with open hearts and our commitment to the day-to-day details of our lives that will transform us. when we are open to the present moment, we shine forth. at these times, we are not on a spiritual path, we are the spiritual path."
~ judith lasater

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