About Shanna Small

 Shanna Small is a writer and Yoga teacher who speaks to the intersectionality of Yoga and social justice.  She has practiced Ashtanga Yoga and studied the Yoga Sutras since 2001. She has studied in Ashtanga in Mysore with Sharath Jois. Shanna studied Sanskrit, the Yoga Sutras and the Hatha Yoga Pradipika with Laksmish in Mysore, India. She does Vedic studies, including the Gita, w/ Kaya Mindlin.

 Shanna’s finds joy in making yoga accessible for all.  She studied with Amber Karnes and Dianne Bondy and is Yoga For All certified. She is a contributor for Yoga International, OmStars, and Embodied Philosophy.  You can also find her at Sacred Vitality, her own online Yoga platform.

  She teaches diversity and inclusivity, Yoga Sutras as well as accessibility trainings and workshops. She is a founding member of Yoga For Recovery Foundation, a non-profit that helps those recovering from addiction, trauma and systemic oppression.  Shanna is also certified in the Trauma Conscious Yoga Method by Nityada Gessel.