Shari trained through the Radiant Child Yoga Program with Shakta Kaur Khalsa, YogaKids with Marsha Wenig, and through Yoga Mom, Buddha Baby with Jyothi Larson. She is also a CircusYoga Ring 3-er with Erin Maile O’Keefe and Kevin O’Keefe, and trained in Yoga Therapy For Children with Loraine Rushton. She completed her Prenatal Yoga certification with Juliana Secches, and Yoga for Kids with Special Needs through Radiant Child Yoga and Zensational Kids, as well as through Every Kids Yoga with Craig Hanauer. More recently, Shari completed Brain Gym 101. Shari has been teaching yoga to children for over twelve years.
Shari has developed yoga programs for many schools and consultants on various healthy living articles for numerous Parenting Magazines, Target, Nickelodeon, Working Woman, as well as health and wellness and parenting blogs. She can also be found advocating for the Yoga For NY, Wellness in Schools, and Yoga for Peace organizations. Most recently, Shari has been featured on Sesame Street sharing yoga with Murray and Ovejita at “yoga school”!
Since 2005, Shari has trained nearly three thousand people around the world to teach yoga to children through the Karma Kids Yoga Teacher Training Program and the KKY Teen Yoga Teacher Training Intensive. Many of them have started their own kids yoga programs. She has also trained hundreds of Preschool, Elementary, Middle and High School Educators through KKY’s Yoga in the Classroom and Yoga in the Preschool Classroom courses, spreading the benefits of yoga into the public and private school systems. Shari’s also offers The Business of Kids Yoga Workshop to share her business expertise with other yogis. Next up…online classes…stay tuned.