Our teaching staff is here to guide your yoga practice.
Each teacher has a unique approach; try a class with several to find the best fit for you.
To learn more about each individual teacher – background, interests, personal practice, teachers – please read their bios. Many paths, many teaching styles!

8 Limbs hosts experts from around the country to further our students’ practice. Find out more: Visiting Teachers.

If you are interested in teaching or subbing at 8 Limbs, please complete the following application form.

8 Limbs is committed to providing a learning environment for teachers and staff. We are always interested in receiving feedback about classes and teachers. Please use this link to complete a brief anonymous survey and share your thoughts with us. Thank you!

Abiola Akanni

Abiola Akanni

Abiola infuses her classes with fun, flow, and mindfulness aimed at making everyone feel comfortable and inspired.

Locations: West Seattle

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Adi Turner

Adi Turner

Intentional instruction, mindful moments, and a dose of real life is what Adi brings to each class.

Locations: Wedgwood Capitol Hill

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Alex Baker

Alex Baker

Alex creates a supportive and encouraging environment in each and every one of her classes.

Locations: West Seattle

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Amelia Gailey

Amelia Gailey

Amelia’s teaching is grounded in her extensive knowledge of yogic philosophy, anatomy, and asana, all of which she speaks to in her precise & concise way. As her students know, her teaching is also rooted in her compassionate and loving heart.

Locations: West Seattle Wedgwood Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Amy Petty

Amy Petty

Amy’s passion is in cultivating bliss and revealing inner radiance through the wisdom of yoga.

Locations: West Seattle

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Andreas Fetz

Andreas Fetz

Andreas leads a physically challenging class that weaves in yogic and buddhist philosophy and uses the asana practice as a way to understand ones self on a deeper level.

Locations: Wedgwood Capitol Hill

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Anne Phyfe Palmer, E-RYT 500

Anne Phyfe Palmer, E-RYT 500

Anne Phyfe teaches monthly Chakra Awareness Workshops and subs at all four studios.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Ashley Dahl

Ashley Dahl

With an eye to practices that resonate both on and off the mat, Ashley brings mindful and compassionate insights to all of her offerings.

Locations: West Seattle Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Bayeshan Cooper

Bayeshan Cooper

Bayeshan’s classes are deeply rooted in the heart of yoga; expect to find a creative blend of breath-centric asana, mindful attention and functional movement.

Locations: Wedgwood

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Brent Morton

Brent Morton

Brent Morton is a Buddhist meditation teacher, yoga teacher, and Somatic Experiencing provider (using the Organic Intelligence approach), living in Seattle, where he teaches group meditation classes and provides one on one Somatic Experiencing sessions. His practice and training includes completion of a 4 year Buddhist meditation teacher training through Jack Kornfield and Spirit Rock […]

Locations: Wedgwood

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Chiara Guerrieri, E-RYT, Teacher Training Staff Member

Chiara Guerrieri, E-RYT, Teacher Training Staff Member

Expect the wisdom of a 30-year teaching career, a good dose of humor, and a strong focus on the core to infuse each class.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge

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Claudette Evans

Claudette Evans

Through a deft weaving of precise alignment, thoughtful insight, and a great sense of humor, Claudette’s classes create space for self-expression, clarity of focus, and the sheer joy of movement.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Cobey Mandarino

Cobey Mandarino

Cobey’s playful and approachable style allows him to take his students further than they imagined they could go.

Locations: Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Deborah King

Deborah King

Deborah provides a focus on internal alignment, exploration of and deep connection to the body’s story, whether in the context of movement or stillness.

Locations: West Seattle

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Donte Quinine

Donte Quinine

Donte is dedicated to the sole purpose of inspiring his clients and students to awaken to their true nature and become everything they desire to be.

Locations: West Seattle

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Douglas Ridings

Douglas Ridings

Douglas’s classes offer clear instruction and unusual challenging sequencing that cultivate mental focus and integrated strength without strain.

Locations: Wedgwood Capitol Hill

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Em Boardway

Em Boardway

Em infuses her classes with alignment, alchemy and lila (divine play), and weaves in the ancient and simple wisdom of deepening your breath to realize your genius. Each class is uniquely themed and inspired by whoever is present. Em’s insatiable curiosity continues to evolve her practice and her teaching.

Locations: Phinney Ridge

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Erika Ramberg

Erika Ramberg

Erika teaches Jivamukti Yoga, a path to liberation through compassion for all beings. Classes are led with a strong emphasis on intention setting and breathing–inhales and exhales are counted as a way of anchoring the mind, creating space for stillness to arise, and for opening the heart to one’s true nature and potential.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Genevieve Hicks

Genevieve Hicks

Grounded in anatomy, mindfulness, and fun, Genevieve’s classes offer something unique and meaningful for everyone.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Jay Holby

Jay Holby

With experience spanning generations Jay provides a focused, fun, and broad-based yoga practice for a wide variety of students to learn and enjoy.

Locations: Phinney Ridge

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Jeff Wildenstein

Jeff Wildenstein

Jeff leads an energetic practice set to a soundtrack that gives you permission to sink into your flow.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Jen Olson

Jen Olson

Jen adds richness along with playfulness to the kids’ yoga classes she teaches. Jennifer teaches kids from 2 to 18 years old. She also volunteer teaches for Yoga Behind Bars.

Locations: Wedgwood

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Jenny Hayo, E-RYT, Teacher Training Staff Member

Jenny Hayo, E-RYT, Teacher Training Staff Member

Jenny is known for her clear and direct teaching style so that the teachings are accessible to all levels of practitioners.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Jonna Duvernoy

Jonna Duvernoy

Jonna offers a skillful and strong practice and hopes that each student will walk away with a deeper understanding of themselves and the yogic path.

Locations: West Seattle

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Karen Gamble

Karen Gamble

Karen’s classes are a mix of mindfulness, pranayama and love, love, love.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge

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Kate Bradfield

Kate Bradfield

Classes are slow and steady with time to find where we are within each pose. She wakes up the fascial “wetsuit” with intuitive and investigative movements rather than long, static holds. Students can always count on a long and restorative savasana to down-regulate the nervous system at the end of every class. Promised!

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Kathleen Dowd

Kathleen Dowd

Kathleen considers everyone to be both a student and a teacher and loves the process of spiritual unfolding that occurs through the practice and teaching of yoga. Her classes are fun, supportive, and welcoming for students of all levels.

Locations: Wedgwood Capitol Hill

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Kimberly Shay

Kimberly Shay

Real-world instruction, steeped in tradition with a smile.

Locations: Phinney Ridge

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Kristen Stevens

Kristen Stevens

Striving to meet students where they are by offering gentle guidance and modifications while allowing for safe and supportive exploration of going a bit deeper.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge

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Lady Krishna

Lady Krishna

If you like a little freaky-deaky in your day, Lady Natasha’s radiant and playful approach to meditation space is the place for you.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Lance Westendarp

Lance Westendarp

Lance’s teaching is well suited to students interested in exploring the deeper aspects of yoga practice. Expect to work deeply, laugh, and learn.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Lasara Jarvis

Lasara Jarvis

Lasara is an unorthodox and inclusive teacher. She uses her wealth of movement experience to guide students into a more balanced state.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Lauren Kite

Lauren Kite

Lauren is known for her precise and insightful instruction style, as well as her innate ability to immediately put you at ease in a fun and affirming way.

Locations: Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Maritza Vargas Reyes

Maritza Vargas Reyes

Martiza guides her classes in a dynamic and profound way: non-judgmental, full of compassion, respect, knowledge and understanding of everyone’s sacred space and needs.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Marni Entrop

Marni Entrop

Marni offers creative and knowledgeable class sequences with spiritual tradition and personal inquiry.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge

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Megan Sloan

Megan Sloan

All of Megan’s accessible classes are often focused on the lunar and seasonal cycles, and meditation and breathwork geared toward accessing energy and the chakra system.

Locations: Wedgwood

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Melina Meza, 500 E-RYT, Teacher Training Director

Melina Meza, 500 E-RYT, Teacher Training Director

Melina’s classes include insights on physical health and nutrition as well as how to inspire self-knowledge that allows for the conscious adjustment of day-to-day choices.

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Misha Kellner-Rogers

Misha Kellner-Rogers

Expect to turn inward and experience your own essence and anatomy, breath by breath.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge

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MJ Daniels

MJ Daniels

MJ has an intuitive, gentle approach to her teaching style. Her classes focus on reaching all the layers of our being by incorporating vinyasa, yoga philosophy, pranayama, mudras, and vibrational sound through chanting and Tibetan prayer bowls.

Locations: Phinney Ridge

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Nancy Hwang

Nancy Hwang

Nancy’s classes are challenging and she is committed to making her classes accessible to all. She believes success is found in building a strong community through the practice of Yoga.

Locations: Wedgwood Capitol Hill

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Nicolai Bachman

Nicolai Bachman

Nicolai Bachman Nicolai has been teaching Sanskrit, chanting, Yoga philosophy and Ayurveda since 1994. He has a knack for synthesizing and organizing complex topics into simple and understandable presentations. His education combines informal, traditional study with the academic rigor of university classes. He has studied extensively at the American Sanskrit Institute, the Ayurvedic Institute, the […]

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Rebecca Young

Rebecca Young

Rebecca’s Kids Yoga classes are fun and creative and encourage an atmosphere of respect and working together to build community.

Locations: Phinney Ridge

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Rebekah Papé

Rebekah Papé

Intentional and grounded teaching with modifications for all is what keep’s Rebekah’s students coming back for more.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Rob & Melissa Lundsgaard

Rob & Melissa Lundsgaard

Rob and Melissa’s regular kirtan offerings at Phinney Ridge provide an opportunity to come together in community and experience the power of chant.

Locations: Phinney Ridge

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Robyn Long

Robyn Long

Robyn infuses classes with mindfulness, compassion, humor, and an array of modifications so participants can adapt the practice to what they need energetically and physically.

Locations: Phinney Ridge

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Rolf Gates

Rolf Gates

Rolf Gates, author of the acclaimed book on yogic philosophy, Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga, and the newly released: Meditations on Intention and Being: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga, Mindfulness and Compassion, conducts yoga workshops, retreats, teacher trainings, and coaching and mentorship programs throughout the U.S. and […]

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Rosie Llewellyn

Rosie Llewellyn

Rosie’s classes reflect the sentiment: You are a living exhibition in constant transformation.

Locations: West Seattle Capitol Hill

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Sally Carley

Sally Carley

Her core belief is that the state of yoga should be available to all. This drives and inspires Sally to teach, especially to those who think they can’t do yoga.

Locations: West Seattle Capitol Hill

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Tami Hafzalla

Tami Hafzalla

Tami’s style is consistent. You will enjoy a blend of strength building and warming flow but also feel nourished in deep release and long restorative stretches.

Locations: Capitol Hill

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Terilyn Wyre

Terilyn Wyre

Terilyn’s intention as a teacher is to create space for every body to feel equally valued and welcomed.

Locations: West Seattle Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Tess Ball

Tess Ball

Tess’s teaching is deeply rooted in curiosity and inclusivity.

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge

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Tim Sullivan

Tim Sullivan

There is so much wisdom in this great wide world. Movement brings us back to the simplicity of being, plus it’s a heck of a lot of fun. 

Locations: West Seattle Capitol Hill

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Tracy Hodgeman

Tracy Hodgeman

All of Tracy’s classes start with a call for requests, from which she co-creates a class on the spot based on what she hears and sees in the room.

Locations: West Seattle Phinney Ridge Capitol Hill

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Xanna Harris

Xanna Harris

The power of mantra and music are a beautiful enhancement that she offers in many classes, and don’t be surprised to find an accompanying musician there occasionally!

Locations: Wedgwood

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