SPY Mission


The mission of Savannah Power Yoga is to create an environment and experience which empowers people to live a healthy, balanced life through the consistent practice of yoga. Our core values are:

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In order to support a healthy community process, SPY team members are accountable to a set of principles and practices which promote the SPY mission and ethos. These principles include the SPY Teacher Credo.


SPY Teacher Credo


We strive to live according to the Yamas:
  • Ahimsa - non-violence
  • Satya – truthfulness
  • Asteya – non-stealing
  • Brahmacharya - moderation in all things
  • Aparigraha - non-covetousness
and the Niyamas:
  • Saucha – purity, internal and external cleanliness
  • Santosha - contentment
  • Tapas - austerity
  • Svadhyaya - study of the sacred texts
  • Ishvara Pranidhana -constantly living with an awareness of the divine Presence
 
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  • We show up energetically and teach from our heart for every class
  • We take personal responsibility for growing our classes and the SPY community
  • We do not deprecate or malign any other styles of yoga or any other yoga studio
  • We communicate with honesty and compassion
  • We take time for self-reflection
  • We engage in ongoing personal and professional development activities
  • We draw on our personal experiences during our teaching to take our students deeper into understanding themselves
  • We practice what we teach
  • We do not see ourselves as “gurus’, but we do see ourselves as teachers, mentors and healers
  • We hold each other accountable for living and teaching according to this credo