Beyond Asana

Some of you may think of 8 Limbs as a place to tend to your body and mind, a replacement for a gym or a workout, but you hopefully also know that we are a school, a place to study yoga, and yourself. Our name 8 Limbs Yoga Centers refers to the eight limbs of yoga, […]

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Free Outdoor Yoga!

We have really missed you all and want to get together in person! Click here for upcoming offerings! It’s FREE, no registration required, but please be sure you’ve completed our Student Waiver. Arrive wearing your mask, bring your mat, and wear an 8 Limbs shirt if you have one! Social distancing required, mats must be […]

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To see who we truly are

We all have our patterns. One of mine is to feel an all-encompassing obligation to do everything, for everyone, all the time, which can lead to feeling so overwhelmed that I wind up doing not enough for anyone. Not a winning combo. Thankfully, yoga provides tools to examine our patterns, and while away from work […]

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Please Sign our Waiver!

Thank you all for your continued support and presence at 8 Limbs Yoga! You may have noticed that you have been prompted to sign a new waiver with us in order to register for classes. We have updated our liability waiver and need all active students to complete it in the next week. Please click […]

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Looking within, to see beyond

Here we are in July. It’s kind of incomprehensible. Last time we touched on our journey through the first two of the eight limbs of yoga, we discussed tapas, turning up the heat, the third niyama. And oh how the heat has been turned up. Eyes have been opened. Hearts have been broken. People are […]

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Black Lives Matter

Greetings fellow practitioners, This particular moment in time has revealed an old truth, in an entirely different way. Right now our country is in the throes of a global health crisis, but we’ve always had a sickness called racism. The current pandemic thrust this reality, one that affects everyone but to very different degrees, into […]

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Turning up the heat

What happens when we heat something up? It can burn, if there is too much heat, but it can also purify and transform. That’s how you make magic happen in the kitchen, or in metalwork – the application of heat has the power to radically alter a substance. The second Niyama (personal observance, the second limb […]

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RESOURCES

Wazhma Samizay, thoughtful owner of Capitol Hill store Retail Therapy, lovingly compiled the following resources and gave us permission to share them with you all.  If you have either seen your hours reduced or lost your job and worried about health insurance please know that king county has some amazing resources set up for us as […]

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8 LIMBS LIVESTREAM

Join us on 8 Limbs Yoga Centers Livestream, with over 40 Yoga + Fitness classes/week! Livestream Schedule or Register in MindBody Classes will continue to be added/adjusted so keep checking the schedule. If you are asked for a passcode use 8limbs.  Livestream News – Updated September 17 New Livestream Classes Monday Morning Barre is back! Join Katie McNamara Mondays 7-8am […]

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Practicing Contentment

Ah Yoga. So many of us are leaning into its support at this very uncertain time. It is a physical practice that can be a lifeline, and it has philosophical underpinnings that can guide us into the unknown. As we continue our monthly journey through the Yamas and Niyamas, April brings us to santosha, the second Niyama […]

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