Shannon has over 12 years of experience working with youth and practicing yoga. She obtained her BA in Child Development & Elementary Education from Humboldt State University and earned her 200hr. Yoga Teacher Certification and JourneyDance Guide Certification from the Kripalu Center of Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, MA. She has co-founded and lead community groups such as the Creative Womens Circle in Arcata, CA and the Root Collective in Sebastpol, CA. Professionally, she co-founded the Adventure Team for YMCA Camp Sequioa Lake in 2012 and over the course of several years successfully expanded and enriched the Middle School Programs of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County, reaching hundreds of underserved youth in the region. In 2016 Shannon obtained her Level 1 Kundalini Yoga Teacher Certification through the Kundalini Research Institute and Permaculture Design Certification with the Planet Repair Institute in Portland, OR. Shannon recently retunred to beautiful Humboldt County, where she teaches yoga and mentors youth.