Sharon Denton, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher 500 level (E-RYT500), Kinesiology degree from the University of N. Colorado and certifications in personal training (AFAA), Behavior Change Specialist (BCS-NASM), Freestyle Women’s Training, TRX and group fitness (ACE). Sharon has completed certified courses in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (Yog Darshan) and in Transformation Meditation. She has practiced and taught many styles of yoga and studied from many yoga masters from around the world. With this experience, Sharon draws from the Ashtanga concept of vinyasa and the alignment and precise instruction of the Iyengar Method. Sharon looks at the practice in a holistic way, breaking down and deconstructing the postures to provide wisdom in alignment and creating space not only in the body, but, also the mind. Her classes are introspective, healing, focused and quiet. Sharon was the Founder and Director of White Orchid’s 500-hr Teacher Training Program. Sharon teaches traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Therapy.
Sharon’s discipline to her daily practice and to her teaching is evident in the way she lives her life. She is dedicated to studying these ancient traditions of yoga so that she can better serve her students and as well as to continue to grow as a student herself. Sharon began teaching yoga classes in 1989 in Colorado and continued in Chicago-land area and now in the Tampa Bay area. Sharon’s main teachers include Greg Nardi, Lisa Schrempp, Jayashree and Narishiman.
With over 20 years of teaching experience and a strong spiritual foundation, Sharon’s yoga classes integrates realized wisdom, transmitted through verbal alignment guidance and feedback with intuitive physical adjustments to allow each practitioner to deepen their practice. Her intuitive ability to design a class that meets the needs of different levels, so that each individual feels steadiness, comfort, and joy leaving the studio/classroom with a sense of balance and awareness of their connection to their inner nature, the Source. Sharon uses props as needed to facilitate opening and is skilled in working with injuries and limitations. Sharon’s energizing drive fosters her natural, innate ability to bring out the individuality that lies within us all. Her sincere appreciation of yoga is apparent in the lifestyle she lives.
Sharon’s vast knowledge of how the body and mind works and how to optimize health and vitality is evident in her balanced approach to life. You will come away feeling deeply relaxed, rejuvenated, empowered and creatively inspired. All levels welcome. Sharon acknowledges and embraces how fortunate and blessed she is to have the opportunity to teach yoga and she is grateful for all the teachers that have come into her life, including, her husband, daughter, family, friends, and students. Sharon sells Natures Sunshine products and is a lululemon alumni and Clever Training Ambassador. For more information,