Repost: Keeping It Green

We’re making a #tbt move today, reposting a St. Patrick’s Day post from the very first month of the 8 Limbs Blog, back in March 2009. Enjoy! Back home in New Orleans, March means that you can go to the St. Patrick’s Day parade and catch all the ingredients you need for a stew, including […]

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Yoga On The Go

If you have a steady yoga and meditation practice at home or attend regular classes at a studio and now find yourself on the go for work or pleasure, it’s not uncommon to lose momentum in your practices. Over the years I’ve started traveling more as a yoga teacher and Ayurvedic Health Educator and have […]

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Teacher Profile: Adi

8 Limbs is pleased to publish monthly Teacher Profiles to help you to know and learn from the amazing group of 8 Limbs Yoga Teachers. This month we profile Adi, who teaches at 8 Limbs Capitol Hill & Wedgwood. Teacher Name: Satyam Adi Turner (Adi) Practicing Yoga Since: The early days of 8 Limbs. I don’t […]

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Teacher Profile: Tami Hafzalla

8 Limbs is pleased to publish monthly Teacher Profiles to help you to know and learn from the amazing group of 8 Limbs Yoga Teachers. This month we profile Tami Hafzalla, who teaches at 8 Limbs Capitol Hill and Phinney Ridge and in the 8 Limbs Summer Intensive Teacher Training. Teacher Name: Tami Hafzalla Website: […]

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Teacher Profile: Marni Yamada

8 Limbs is pleased to publish monthly Teacher Profiles to help you to know and learn from the amazing group of 8 Limbs Yoga Teachers. This month we profile Marni Yamada, who teaches at 8 Limbs Phinney Ridge and Wedgwood. Teacher Name: Marni Yamada Website: www.nwdoulas.com Practicing Yoga Since: 1998 Teaching Yoga Since: 2000 Where do […]

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Kitchari Cleanse – great time for it!

If, after the holidays, you want to do a little detox, lighten up, save a few dollars, and begin the New Year with a healthy diet, I would suggest starting the year with a one-to three-day kitchari monodiet. Kitchari is THE Ayurvedic superfood that is easy to prepare and costs approximately $2 a bowl if […]

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Yoga & Ayurveda – Sister Sciences

Philosophically Yoga & Ayurveda share the same purpose: to bring ourselves into balance & unity and ultimately awaken to our true nature or the realization of the Self. These traditions developed together in India and share the same Vedic roots yet also offer their own unique approaches to obtaining these goals. Ayurvedic wisdom can inform […]

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Meeting Sharon Gannon

I first encountered Sharon Gannon in an elementary school gymnasium turned housing cooperative for artists in North Seattle, the Cedar Park Arts Center. It was the late 90s, almost a decade after Sharon and David Life opened Jivamukti Yoga in New York City and soon after I opened 8 Limbs on Capitol Hill. Sharon and […]

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The Art of Self-Abhyanga

There is a beautiful Ayurvedic style of massage called Abhyanga. This type of massage is traditionally given by two people; a four handed synchronized warm oil treatment. It is incredibly relaxing, beneficial and nourishing.  Receiving this type of massage is such a delight and in addition we can give ourselves daily self-Abhyanga. Ayurveda states many […]

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Teacher Profile: Jonna Bracken

8 Limbs is pleased to publish monthly Teacher Profiles to help you to know and learn from the amazing group of 8 Limbs Yoga Teachers. This month we profile Jonna Bracken, who teaches Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 8 Limbs West Seattle and in the 8 Limbs Summer Intensive Teacher Training. Join Jonna to kickstart your […]

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