shannon was introduced to yoga by her mother at a young age and has been practicing for over 14 years. her commitment to the practice stemmed from recognizing the power of the present moment and the power of intention. shannon is dedicated to helping her students practice introspection. she leads a dynamic, deeply thoughtful and creative vinyasa class synchronizing breath, and asana into a fluid stream. she aims to empower and inspire. a graduate of the conquering lion yoga 300-hr teacher-training program, shannon is grateful to be a part of the shala community and has been influenced by some of the greatest teachers in new york city, including maria cutrona, aaron dias, ashley dorr, abby galvin, amanda harding, kelly morris, sharon salzberg, and livia cohen-shapiro.