New York, NY

Sharon Gannon

Sharon Gannon is a 21st century Renaissance woman who excels in many spiritual, artistic, and social mediums. Sharon is best known for creating, along with David Life, the Jivamukti Yoga Method—a path to enlightenment through compassion for all beings.

A student of Brahmananda Sarasvati, Swami Nirmalananda, and K. Pattabhi Jois, she is a pioneer in teaching yoga as spiritual activism and is credited for making yoga cool and hip—relating ancient teachings of yoga to the modern world. Sharon is a musician and is a featured vocalist on many CDs including Sharanam, which is her solo album. She has produced numerous yoga-related DVDs and is the author of several books, including Jivamukti Yoga, The Art of Yoga, Cats and Dogs are People Too!, and Yoga and Vegetarianism. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Toward 2012, Arcana V: Music, Magic and Mysticism, What comes after Money, Semiotexte, Yoga Journal and Origin. She writes a monthly essay called the Focus of the Month. She resides in a 125-acre wild forest sanctuary in upstate NY, USA

Certification: Advanced
Publications: Jivamukti Yoga, The Art of Yoga, Yoga & Vegetarianism, Cats (and Dogs) are People Too

Recent Activity


Yoga Class & Book Signing

25 Oct 2014 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm

8 Limbs welcomes Jivamukti Yoga founder and bestselling author Sharon Gannon to Seattle for an afternoon of yoga and vegan...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

28 Oct 2014 - 3:30pm - 8:30pm

Yoga Class/Book Party Event to Celebrate with a yoga class, delicious food and book party

5:30pm-7:00pm—Yoga Class...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

1 Nov 2014 - 9:30am - 1:30pm

9:30 am – 12:00 pm – asana class
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm – break
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm – Q&A with Sharon

Talk & Book Signing

8 Nov 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Talk and book signing with Sharon Gannon author of Simple Recipes for Joy. Light refreshments will be served—taken from...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

14 Nov 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

6:00-8:35 pm - Yoga class
8:35pm- 10:00pm - Recipe sampling, talk, reading & Q&A (free & open to the...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

15 Nov 2014 - 1:00pm - 8:00pm

1:00pm-3:30pm—Yoga Class
3:30pm-5:30pm —Sharon Gannon talk, Q&A, and book signing
6:00pm-8:00pm —Eating for...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

19 Nov 2014 - 5:30pm - 10:30pm

Schedule for Event:

5:30 pm- yoga class
8:00 pm-Food served
8:30 pm Talk, Q&A
9:30 pm Book...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

29 Nov 2014 - 2:00pm - 6:30pm

Schedule for Event:

2:00-4:30 pm Yoga class
4:30-6:30 Book Party and recipe tasting
Cost: $80 until Oct...