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

Rev. angel Kyodo williams Sensei, is an author, maverick spiritual teacher, master trainer and founder of Center for Transformative Change. She bridges the worlds of personal transformation and justice with fierce compassion.

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Anna-Brown Griswold, MA, LMHC

Anna-Brown Griswold, MA, LMHC

Anna-Brown Griswold – (she/her pronouns, white-identified). Anna-Brown works as a trauma therapist and facilitator in Seattle. For most of her adult life she’s been experimenting with how to integrate the transformative power of meditative practice, the skills of psychotherapy, and a good dose of radical analysis to challenge and dismantle oppression.  She is passionate about bringing together […]

Locations: LIVESTREAM

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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.

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Brent Morton

Brent Morton

Brent Morton has been meditating in the mindfulness tradition starting in 2007 and has taught meditation trainings, retreats, and teacher training since 2014.

Locations: LIVESTREAM

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Gary Kraftsow

Gary Kraftsow

For more than 40 years, Gary Kraftsow has been a pioneer in the transmission of yoga for health, healing, and personal transformation.

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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.

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Melina Meza, E-RYT 500, Teacher Training Staff Member

Melina Meza, E-RYT 500, Teacher Training Staff Member

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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Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson

Michelle C. Johnson is an author, yoga teacher, social justice activist, licensed clinical social worker and Dismantling Racism trainer. She approaches her life and work from a place of empowerment, embodiment and integration.

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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.

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Nisha Kunder

Nisha Kunder

Nisha customizes the yoga tools of asana, pranayama, chanting, meditation, and radical self-inquiry to create conscious sustainable change.

Locations: LIVESTREAM

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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.

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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 art of yoga and is known for her unique style and heartfelt and holistic approach.

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