Sharon Epstein was drawn to practicing yoga when she was seventeen years old. Simultaneously, she was studying many styles of dance; she found the marriage of dance and yoga a blissful union. She graduated from Bard College with a dual degree in theatre and dance. She went on to receive a Master’s of Science Degree from Hunter College in Dance Movement Therapy, combining psychology and counseling with the study of movement and behavior. In 2007 she was inspired to delve deeper into the study of yoga and completed a 200 hour teacher training from The Yoga & Polarity Center of Malverne, Long Island. Sharon completed her 500 hour certification at Laughing Lotus NYS in 2012 and is now an RYT-500 with the Yoga Alliance.
She received additional advanced training in prenatal yoga from Suzanne Cardinal. She completed a level 1 Yogakids certification with Marsha Wenig. She has taken many workshops over the years with leaders in the spiritual and yoga community to include: Sharon Gannon, David Life, Rodney Yee, Dharma Mittra, Leslie Kaminoff, Gary Kraftsow, Alan Finger, Ana Brett and Ravi Singh, Manorama, Beryl Bender Birch, Deepak Chopra, Thich Nhat Hanh and many others.