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.

 

angel Kyodo williams

angel Kyodo williams

Called “the most intriguing African-American Buddhist” by Library Journal, Rev. angel Kyodo williams Sensei, is an author, maverick spiritual teacher, master trainer and founder of Center for Transformative Change. She has been bridging the worlds of personal transformation and justice since the publication of her critically-acclaimed book, Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living […]

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Baxter Bell

Baxter Bell

Baxter Bell, MD, E-RYT 500, has been actively deepening his understanding of yoga and relaxation since making the stress-reducing move from a career as a busy family doctor to that of a yoga teacher and medical acupuncturist. He is a graduate of the Piedmont Yoga Studio’s 18-month Advanced Studies Program, and has since become Director […]

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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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Hala Khouri

Hala Khouri

Hala Khouri, M.A., SEP, E-RYT, has been teaching yoga and the movement arts for over 20 years. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University and her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is trained in Somatic Experiencing, a body-based psychotherapy that addresses trauma and its symptoms. Hala is a co-founder […]

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Nikki Myers

Nikki Myers

An accomplished speaker, teacher and practitioner, Nikki Myers is an MBA, C-IAYT Yoga Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Addictions Recovery Specialist, and Certified Health Coach. Born from her personal struggle with addiction, Nikki is the founder of Y12SR, The Yoga of 12-Step Recovery. Based in its theme ‘the issues live in the tissues’, Y12SR is a relapse prevention program that […]

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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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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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