Tim Shaw

Tim was dragged kicking and screaming by his wife Kristin to his first yoga class. Years of relentlessly touring with his band Ensign, as well as working on the road with many high profile bands had taken its toll on his body. He eventually found his yoga home at the Jivamukti Yoga School in downtown Manhattan. Tim was drawn to Jivamukti by its powerful vinyasa, deep spirituality, political activism, animal rights advocacy and love of music. Tim recently finished both his 800 hour apprenticeship and passed
the Jivamukti Advanced Certification Board exam. Tim infuses his class with music, humor, and a powerful flowing asanapractice. He believes that all things happen one breath at a time and through yoga we can change the world. Tim cannot express with words the gratitude and love for the following: his holy teachers, Sharon Gannon, David Life,Anja Kuehnel, Dechen Thurman, Narayani, Sri Dharma Mittra, Alison Sinatra, Stephanie Snyder, Jason Crandell, Kristin Shaw, and Joe Strummer.Tim would also like to thank his amazing mentor Jessica Sage Stickler for all her guidance, understanding, and friendship! May we find strength through our compassion, and may our compassion give us strength, to take what we do, on these mats, out into the world and change it! Go Vegan!

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