After the first time practicing yoga in 2002, Shannon fell in love with her mat and felt like she had come home to her true self. She became a Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher in 2007 after completing her training at the Tallapoosa Center for Inner Arts in Carrollton, GA. There she studied an eclectic style of Yoga and Tai Chi with Karen Sifton and Roger Hornsby. She has experience teaching prenatal and mom & baby yoga. She is also a freelance graphic designer, artist and aspiring musician.
Shannon currently teaches Sacred Flow (a soulful heated vinyasa) and Sacred Dance (a unique yoga dance flow) at The Yoga Circle. Her classes are open to all levels, but come prepared to sweat! She believes the more you let go and allow for your own authentic movement to evolve, the more you will awaken the freedom in your body and your life. She incorporates bhakti yoga into her classes with meditation and song. She encourages you to smile through your practice, befriend your body, let your intuition guide you to a new awareness, and enjoy the gift of presence.
Shannon is the founder of the Birmingham Kirtan group which meets monthly for a Kirtan/Satsang. She is also an ambassador for Off The Mat’s Yoga In Action and co-facilitates Yoga In Action programs and workshops for the Birmingham area. Shannon plans to devote time reaching out to underserved populations through the practice of yoga as part of the non-profit organization Sweet Om Alabama.