8 Limbs hosts a handful of carefully picked Visiting Teachers from around the country. These teachers all have strong relationships with local 8 Limbs teachers and are also involved in our 500-hour Teacher Training Program. Visiting Teachers visits 8 Limbs every 1-2 years. When scheduled, their workshops can be found on the Workshops page. Click here for lodging options in Seattle and directions to our studios.

 

Gary Kraftsow

Gary Kraftsow

Gary Kraftsow, MA, E-RYT 500 For more than 40 years, Gary Kraftsow has been a pioneer in the transmission of yoga for health, healing, and personal transformation. His journey as a yoga student, practitioner, teacher, therapist, and teacher of yoga teachers and therapists began at age 19 when he traveled to Madras, now Chennai, India, […]

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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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Rod Stryker

Rod Stryker

Rod Stryker Rod Stryker is the founder of ParaYoga┬« and widely considered one of the country’s leading yoga and meditation teachers. He has taught for nearly thirty years and is one of very few American teachers today transmitting tradition, one that has been handed from teacher to student for literally thousands of years. Rod Stryker […]

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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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Sarah Powers

Sarah Powers

Sarah Powers began teaching in 1987. She is the co-founder of the Insight Yoga Institute and author of Insight Yoga, which interweaves Yoga, Buddhism, Taoism, and Transpersonal Psychology into an integral practice to discover and enliven the body, heart and mind. Her yoga style blends both a Yin sequence of floor poses to enhance the […]

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Shari Friedrichsen

Shari Friedrichsen

Shari began teaching yoga in 1977. To the form and alignment methods of her early years, she began to add studies in chakras and a regular meditation practice. Her travels to India and the influence of the Himalayan tradition of yoga have added even greater dimensions to her teaching. She trains teachers in the subtle […]

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