Out of the Nest

“To be fully alive, fully human and completely awake, is to be continually thrown out of the nest. To live fully is to always be in no-mans-land, to experience each moment as completely new and fresh. To live is to be willing to die over and over again. “ Pema Chodron I have driven the […]

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We Are Family

In the twenty + years since 8 Limbs opened I’ve come to see the community that works and practices at 8 Limbs as a kind of family. We breathe together, move together, laugh and sweat together and even cry together. We are connected through subtle practices, through sound, or without a sound. We love yoga, […]

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Time to Retreat

It’s hard to believe autumn is here after being blessed with such a beautiful sunny summer season. During a recent weekend while Seattle saw some blessed summer rain, I was fortunate to be in Oakland, CA participating in a Yin Yoga workshop with one of my teachers, 8 Limb’s own Melina Meza. I rented an […]

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Harmony Hill Retreat

Summer Retreat at Harmony Hill We all come to yoga for different reasons. Some of us seek to rejuvenate our bodies and de-stress, some to quiet our minds and gain perspective, others to restore our spiritual connection and sense of compassion. When I first began practicing yoga I needed all of these things without even […]

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