Blue Dog Yoga was founded by Caron Shepley. Caron has an honours degree in physical education and is currently Corporate Director of Personal Best, a health and fitness consulting company located in Toronto, Ontario. In her spare time, Caron trains for triathlons. She is an 8 time Ironman Triathlon finisher and won a silver medal for Canada at the world Triathlon Championships in 1997. Drawing from her kinesiology background and several years as a Ironman triathlete, Caron has developed an athletic style of yoga which focuses on increasing strength, power and muscle balance. Caron's classes are attended by all sorts of athletes, from beginners to Olympic level.