It’s easy to get sloppy. I do it all the time. I mean to stay off my phone at night, or in the morning, but then I pick it up, and in a snap I’ve fallen into a time machine. So from time to time I clean up - I get firm with my boundaries, leave the phone in the kitchen when I go to bed, and leave it there til after I’ve practiced yoga and eaten. Those days start with more spirit, and more space.
Saucha is the first Niyama and refers to clarity, cleanliness, clearness. Saucha(pronounced shaucha) reminds us to live and practice in an environment that is clean, clear, and non-distracting.
Also, as flu season continues, and concerns around the spread of Covid-19 increase, 8 Limbs is taking several precautions, and ask that students join us in our
- Wash hands thoroughly before and after practice.
- Limit touching your face (yes, we know it’s hard!)
- BYOP! If possible bring/use your own mat and consider bringing your own props and/or towels or pillow cases to cover our props. To make this easier on the wallet we are offering a 20% discount on all full-priced mats, straps, bolsters, blocks, & towels.
- Please sneeze into a tissue and throw it in the garbage.
- If you are sick please stay home!
- Please follow the CDC travel suggestions.
- Do not show prejudice to people of Asian descent because of fear of this new virus.
Any questions? Anything to say? Send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by: Anne Phyfe Palmer, 8 Limbs Founder and Director of Education