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


Simple Recipes for Joy-Gala Book Launch Party Event SEPT. 16 ( VIP PRESS ONLY EVENT )

16 Sep 2014 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Simple Recipes for Joy

Yoga Class & Book Signing

20 Sep 2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

10:00-1:00pm Asana Class | $80.
1:30 pm- 3:00pm Sharon gives talk and Q&A, followed by book signing while -Hors d’...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

27 Sep 2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

11:00 am-1:30 pm Yoga class
2:00 pm-4:00 pm Book Party & Lunch with Sharon
Hosted by DC's Proud-to-be-Vegan...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

10 Oct 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:30pm

4pm-6:30 pm Yoga Class
6:30 Food is served
7pm Talk with Sharon and Q & A
7:30-8:30pm Book Signing...

Yoga Class & Book Signing

12 Oct 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:30pm

To Register/Info: http://www....

Yoga Class & Book Signing

18 Oct 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

1:00-3:30pm Asana Class
3:30-3:45 Break
3:45-5:00pm—Book Party & Hors d’oevres
Cost: $80


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...