The latest installment of our Baristanet Profile series, where we get to know the people in our neighborhood:
Name: Kerri McClain
Where do you live? West Orange, NJ
When did you move there? Last year I moved back to the town I grew up in.
Where did you grow up? West Orange, NJ
How do you make a living? Yoga Instructor & Doula in Montclair and neighboring towns
Coffee, tea or … ? Iced Coffee
What’s your idea of a perfect Saturday? A perfect Saturday includes an extra hour to sleep in, meditation, followed by snuggles with my boyfriend. Then if I’m lucky an outdoor adventure dripping with nature and culture.
What’s your favorite local restaurant? Red Eye Café in Montclair
What’s on your nightstand? The Living Goddess by Linda Johnsen
Your iPod? Gandalf
What are your current addictions? Tennis, iced coffee, and love
Talent you would most like to have. To sing and make a beautiful sound
What’s the worst-kept secret about Montclair? Montclair is the perfect place to meet a stranger and find a life long friend.
What do you hope they say about you at your funeral? I hope they say I was kind, compassionate, with a warm heart. I hope they say that I laughed often, smiled even when I didn’t want to, and that I was always open to experience life with all its twists and turns because the twists and turns represent transformation.