Sheldon Shannon is a Toronto-based Ashtanga yoga instructor accredited through the Downward Dog Yoga Centre. He continues his study under the tutelage of Diane Bruni, Ron Reid, Marla Meenakshi Joy and Laurie Campbell. Sheldon brings a unique perspective to the world of yoga. Drawing from his competitive gymnastics background and knowledge of the Ashtanga discipline, he designs energetic, sweat-inducing Vinyasa flow classes that build strength, flexibility and stamina. He is known for his challenging yoga routines, creative sequencing and inventive approach to helping students access postures. His playful presence, sense of humour and passion for teaching make him a favourite among students.