8 Limbs is pleased to publish monthly Teacher Profiles to help you to know and learn from the amazing group of 8 Limbs Yoga Teachers. This month we profile Brent Morton, who teaches drop-in classes and six-week Mindfulness Meditation Series at Phinney Ridge and Wedgwood. Brent Morton

Teacher Name:  Brent Morton

Practicing Yoga Since: 2003

Teaching Yoga Since: 2007

Where do you teach? Phinney Ridge, Wedgewood

Hobbies/interests: Meditation, international travel, healing trauma, learning, studying Buddhism and psychology.

What non-yoga book are you reading/did you recently read?  “In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness” by Peter Levine.

Yoga book you recommend: “Wise Heart” Jack Kornfield

Favorite yoga practice/pose and why: Sivasana and seated meditation posture. They are the most exciting and deep.

One secret that helps you stay healthy: Don’t sweat the small stuff (and it’s all small).

Currently inspired by: My elder meditation teachers: Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein, Tara Brach, Gil Fronsdal, and James Baraz. Evolutionary biology. Somatic Experiencing.

Anything you want to share with our community? The Present Moment.

If you really wanna go the extra mile: I’d sit a long retreat.

Website: www.SeattleDharma.com

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