John Shaw Yoga

About John

My objective is to deliver my best interpretation of my extensive yoga experience as teacher and as student in guiding students through creative, challenging, safe and potentially life changing yoga and meditative practices at studios that are equally committed to and conducive to pure, high level instruction and advancement of students.

Experience as a Yoga Instructor

*Bikram(90 min.) Yoga Classes Nov. 2002 to Present- +1,580 classes

*Power Vinyasa(60 min.) Aug. 2007 to Present- +1,247 classes

*QA Lead-Mentor CorePower Yoga MN Region

Personal experience on the mat as a student

*Bikram Yoga Classes Jan. 2002 to Present +865 classes

*Power Vinyasa classes April 2005 to Present +575 classes

Scholastic Education

*BS Mechanical Engineering-UW Madison 1981

*MBA-University of Saint Thomas-Saint Paul, MN 1986

Yoga Certifications

*Bikram Yoga College of India-200 hours-Sep. to Nov. 2002

*Corepower Vinyasa Power Yoga-200 hours-June to Aug. 2007

*Insured by Philadelphia Insurance Companies-Fitness & Wellness Purchasing Group

*Heartsaver AED Recertification-Aug, 2010 American Heart Association

Continuing Education for Yoga

*Jimmy Barkan 2-day seminar 2002,Craig Villani 2-day posture clinics 2002, 2003

*Bikram Choudray-Bikram Yoga recertification July 2005, May 2009

*Anna Forest Inversion clinic-Winter 2008

*Lisa Richards Seminar & Dave Farmer Seminar-Spring/Summer 2008

*David Swenson Adjustment and Partner Yoga Seminar-Fall 2008

*Bikram and Corepower CE seminars/meetings directed by senior teachers

*Simon Park-Liquid Flow Yoga Fall 2009 Mpls CP Studio.

Other Yoga Achievements

*Participated in International Yoga Competition 2003, 2004, 2005 regional competition

*Represented MN and Midwest male competitors in Los Angeles Feb. 2006(2005finals)

*Coached and judged MN International Yoga Asana Competition 2006, 2007, 2008

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