Yoga Nidra, Yoga Bliss

Hello Busy Bees, this workshop is for you! In this third installment of Yoga Nidra, Yoga Bliss, we will revisit the age old practices of Self massage, aromatherapy (in particular the relaxing and gentle extracts of lavender and chamomile), followed by a long and restful Yoga Nidra (Yogic sleep). This potent combination of modalities is […]

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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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The Bee’s Knees

Several years ago I was obsessed with padmasana, or lotus pose. I’d had the good fortune of having taken classes with a woman who, at the time, was the only Iyengar certified yoga instructor in Latin America. She’d shown me a beautiful way of working towards the posture, and as I admit to being very […]

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Andrew Boscardin

8 Limbs is partnering with City Arts magazine for the next year to profile local artists who practice yoga at 8 Limbs. For the April issue we highlight Composer and Guitarist Andrew Boscardin, who has been performing and writing music for over 20 years. A 2009 CityArts award from the City of Seattle funded the […]

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Max Strom on Opening the Chest

Do you have the courage to reveal your heart? Due to heartbreaking experiences we tend to protect our heart by subconsciously building a wall around it. If you imagine your heart surrounded by a wall of ice, the ice being frozen emotions, our relationship issues, both romantic and non-romantic, become more apparent. Every wall built […]

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Seismic Retrofit

It still comes as a bit of a shock to me, even now, that 20+ years ago I chose to relocate from the solid ground of New England to the Pacific Northwest. I jumped, blind and trusting something I could not name, and I am still here, in the Pacific Ring of Fire. In 20 […]

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Marching, slowly, on.

Recognizing inherent impulses eliminates the causes of suffering at a subtle level. Yoga Sutra II.10 March has always held a special place in my heart. After the excitement of the holidays (starting on October 31st!), the build-up of Valentine’s Day, and for my childhood, the long Mardi Gras season, March comes along and I get […]

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