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!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Hartnett

Maritza Hartnett

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 Yamada

Marni Yamada

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

Locations: Wedgwood Phinney Ridge

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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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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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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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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: West Seattle Wedgwood Phinney Ridge

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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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