Inclusivity, Compassion, and Action

8 Limbs, by design and by mission, is an inclusive and non-competitive place of learning and support. Inclusiveness is a practice we actively stand behind, both in regards to types of yoga practice and teachings and to the people who practice it. We want to actively include anyone who wants to practice yoga and give […]

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15 FOREVER

Last month I decided to practice a minimum of 15 minutes a day for the month of September. My daily practice had dwindled during the summer and it was time for a reboot and public dedication, and some realistic guidelines. Well it’s October 1st and I am here to say IT WORKED (check out my […]

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Pre/Postnatal Teaching Sabbatical for Anne Phyfe

Back in 1998, two years after opening 8 Limbs, I followed a passion for childbirth and took the doula training at Seattle Midwifery School (which is now a part of Bastyr). Within a month I realized doula work would be tough with a teaching schedule, but I thought offering yoga to pregnant women would be a great way to […]

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8 Limbs Schedule Changes Fall 2015

8 Limbs Class Schedules change every four months. The start dates for each schedule are: October 1, February 1, and June 1. The 8 Limbs Fall 2015 Schedule starts October 1, 2015 and runs a little later than “fall,” through the end of January. Please note the following changes to our schedule and our amazing […]

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15 Minutes a Day

This summer, for me, has been a dance in and out of yoga practice. Some mornings I did it, but some mornings I didn’t. Period. My feet didn’t hit the mat even for a minute. It wasn’t a time issue. I’ve had the time to practice, especially when on several family vacations – but without […]

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Samā Time!

The word summer comes from the same root as the Sanskrit word “samā,” which means season, or half-year. It refers, of course, to the hot season, the warmest time of year, the opposite of winter, the time when Demeter and Persephone are reunited and everything is allowed to grow. In past years, summer in Seattle has been […]

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July – Freedom Month

July is the month that we celebrate freedom in our country. How perfect this year that FREEDOM month follows PRIDE month. After the historical Supreme Court decision last week that grants the right to marry to same sex couples across the fifty states, our country feels a lot more free. America has a long way […]

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