Posted by Kelly Merydith on Wednesday, April 6, 2011,
Ahimsa (Ah HIM suh) is a sanskrit word that translates to "non-violence" or "non-harming" in thought and action. It's one of the five yamas, which are morals that yogis follow and it's a way to take yoga off the mat into daily life.
So... is this studio full of pretentious vegetarian/vegan/tree hugging/spider saving hippies? Maybe... but generally, that's not all it's about.
Ahimsa has many meanings. One is kindness in thought and deed. Kindness to everything, living or not. Couldn't we all...