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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