La Sala will be:
~ home for yoga, music and expressive arts
~ comfortable, beautiful, safe and accessible
~ energy efficient and durable
~ home to community and a garden
Why the name?
Across languages, sala refers to special places.
With it’s many meanings it contains the intention for our space in Questa.
~ Living room or dance hall
~ Sheltering place, sheltering sala trees
~ Community space or house
The word sala appears in languages in Asia, Europe, Africa and beyond. It corresponds to the Sanskrit word śālā – a shelter or gathering place. Lines of poetry (see Mary Oliver) reference Sala trees; sheltering trees with beautiful and potent blossoms. In Spanish, sala means living room, another way to describe what we intend. Our vision is to support a culture of health and well being by building a comfortable space to be together.