Teacher Profile: Shuja De’Peace

8 Limbs is pleased to publish Teacher Profiles to help you to know and learn from the amazing group of 8 Limbs Yoga Teachers. This month we profile Shuja De’Peace. Shuja has been the friendly face behind the 8 Limbs Capitol Hill front desk on Thursday mornings, has been a sub for several months, and will now teach […]

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What Drives You?

I have to laugh at myself this morning. It’s 7:30am on September 1st, and I am sitting on my back deck, in an 8 Limbs octopus hoodie, laptop on my legs. I am teaching at 8 Limbs Wedgwood in 2 hours, and I need to write a newsletter and press send in the next 45 minutes. […]

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What Moves You?

When we say that something “moves” us, we are pointing to a shift in our state of being. We have changed opinions, or actions, or emotions; perhaps there has even been transformation. The principle of movement, according to Yoga and Ayurveda, is called prana, the Sanskrit word that is described as “life force” or “cosmic […]

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Questions

There are years that ask questions and years that answer. – Zora Neale Hurston When I sit down to write this monthly newsletter I often think I need to have some answer, or guidance, or yogic teaching to share. And sometimes there’s something that naturally comes out in that way but I’ll be honest with […]

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Teacher Profiles: Rolf Gates

This month we are adding a special teacher profile of our newest Visiting Teacher, Rolf Gates. 8 Limbs will host Rolf March 24 and 25 for two days of workshops based on his book Meditations on Intention & Being. Join us! Early registration discount through February 24. Practicing Yoga Since: 1994 Tell us about the […]

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Teacher Profile: Kathleen Dowd

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 Kathleen Dowd, who teaches the Intro Series at Capitol Hill and will begin a drop-in donation-based Meditation Session Tuesdays 5:15 – 5:45pm at 8 Limbs Capitol […]

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Beginner’s Mind – Meditation

We often see the image of a person in meditation sitting much like the Buddha, legs crossed, hands in mudra and a smile upon the face. It’s a great image: it looks so simple, so peaceful, so easy!!!! But for many of us it feels difficult to find stillness and silence in our chaotic lifestyles. […]

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Teacher Profile: Brent Morton

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 Brent Morton, who teaches drop-in classes and six-week Mindfulness Meditation Series at Phinney Ridge and Wedgwood.  Teacher Name:  Brent Morton Practicing Yoga Since: 2003 Teaching Yoga Since: […]

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Natasha Lady Krishna

8 Limbs is partnering with City Arts Magazine to profile local artists who practice yoga at 8 Limbs. For the December issue, we profile artist and singer Natasha Lady Krishna. What brought you to yoga?  While I was smoking a cigarette and drinking a martini at Life Café in New York City,David Life double-dared me […]

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Sangha Gathering with Jenny Hayo

8 Limbs is proud to offer a weekly gathering for those interested in furthering their Yoga practice with the more subtle teachings of Pranayama (Extended Breath), Meditation and the philosophical study of the Yoga Sutras. Each evening we will work on a specific Pranayama to help focus the mind and shift the energetic body, sit […]

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