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Mat

A general term for Russian profanity. The use of mat is illegal in Russia, though this is only enforced sporadically. However, inadvertently using mat can make it more difficult (or at least awkward) to conduct business in Russian.
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Caption: Iona Gym Bag and Floral Double Layer Yoga Mat
I wake up and ignore my yoga mat as I've done now for weeks, and make my way outside to the wall.
The Divine Yoga Mat (above) comes in three colours - caviar black, French lavender and vintage rose and is ethically made in Germany for Wellicious.
No equipment is necessary, although a suitable yoga mat is recommended.
Some of the projects are: Rugged Messenger Bag, Hemp Market Bag, Linen Tube Clutch, Fair Isle Book Bag, Yoga Mat Tote, and iPod Pocket.
The workshop will be led by yogi-in-residence Peter Sterios Manduka, the founder of San Luis Obispo-based yoga mat maker Manduka Inc.
I bought a yoga mat, signed up for a class and off I went.
When not on the yoga mat, Cindy enjoys being out of doors in the sunshine.
The kit includes a 60-minute video that teaches little yogis how to become cobras, bears, butterflies, bridges, trees, bows and arrows; kid-size yoga mat with little cartoon yogis performing asanas; mar bag with a pocket for water and snacks and large, colorful cartoon poster with 21 poses.
With an estimated 20 million people now hitting the yoga mat, advertisers have also become enlightened--in this case, about the financial rewards of "spirituality" marketing.
To a certain degree, this dichotomy anticipates the two great opposites of the eighteenth century, Voltaire and Rousseau, or as Welti (with his fondness for drawing parallels to our own age) says, the computer and the yoga mat.