All posts tagged: vegan

Meditation for Haiti

SAFE and EFFECTIVE FINANCIAL DONATIONS to HAITI My web home page is the New York Times, and I would be lying if I didn’t say that the images of injured children, devastation and large numbers of bodies being scooped and dumped by trucks have not taken their toll on my heart-mind.  This is a most challenging time for Haitians all over the world.  This is most likely an understatement and one that I may never, and definitely hope to never, understand the true depth of.  The New York Times has a list of organizations currently accepting donations and you can access it here: http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/13/haiti-disaster-relief-how-to-contribute/?scp=12&sq=giving%20and%20haiti&st=cse If you live in Pittsburgh, or even close, Quiet Storm, a local vegetarian and vegan restaurant, is hosting a benefit dinner: HAITIAN MENU Jan 19 I want to offer Yoga Matrika blog readers some links to organizations that are accepting donations: UNICEF http://www.unicefusa.org/?gclid=CLzslMOfp58CFWkN5Qodrxrk1Q DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS http://doctorswithoutborders.org/ PARTNERS in HEALTH http://www.pih.org/home.html Obviously, there is GREAT need and money is a type of energy that we can send directly to these organizations …

OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, December 5

You know you’re curious—-what’s going on in there at 6520 Wilkins Avenue?  Here’s your chance to check out Yoga Matrika’s new studio spaces, share some sweet holiday spirited refreshments and shop for some hand-crafted gifts.  There are many items that are under $10 that are great for office presents, gift exchanges, hostess presents and stocking stuffers.  This is a great craft sale with NO CROWDS, NO PARKING PROBLEMS and great snacks and activities for children! EVERYTHING for sale is locally made and includes: jewelry, aromatherapy, herbal and green teas, eye pillows and scented sachets to create passion, promote peace and some even keep moths out of your woolies!  We have herbal products for pregnant and new moms like lactation support teas, belly balm and vegan nipple creams.  Fleece and knitted hats for babies and young children and felted wool hats—even some handspun and dyed yarn by our lovely local Cosy!  You can also purchase discounted gift certificates and class cards during the open house or purchase a new yoga mat for a friend or yourself!  …