Sharon Gannon is changing the way that people view spirituality, life, themselves, one another, animals, and the environment. Along with David Life, she is the creator of Jivamukti Yoga method, a path to enlightenment through compassion for all beings. Blessed by her teachers Shri Brahmananda Saravati, Swami Nirmalananda, and Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, she is a pioneer in teaching yoga as spiritual activism. Vegetarianism is a core principle of the Jivamukti Yoga method. The Jivamukti method has been recognized as one of the nine forms of hatha yoga practiced in the world today. Yoga Journal magazine has called her an "innovator," and Vanity Fair gives her credit for making yoga "cool" and "hip." Gannon is the author of many books and the producer of numerous yoga-related DVDs and music CDs. She is the recipient of the 2008 Compassionate Living Award. When not traveling and teaching yoga, she resides in a wild forest sanctuary in upstate New York.
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