Sharon Kripke has the Yoga Alliance's highest teaching designation, E-RYT 500, and certifications in Yoga for Golfers and Prenatal Yoga. She has practiced yoga for 25 years, studying Hatha Yoga, under the nurturing guidance of Swami Bhavajananda. Through his inspiration and many years of practice, Sharon began the intensive Teacher Training Study Certification Course encompassing all classical yoga techniques with her Swami and facilitated by Goswami Kryanands from the temple of Kriya yoga. She received her Hatha Yoga Teacher's Certificate in 2008. Sharon opened Yoga Journey in 2009. She treasures sharing yoga with her students and spends extra time explaining poses to ensure proper alignment and good habits for a strong, lifelong practice Her goals are to continue her personal practice, study new and changing techniques, and teach others the wonderful world of yoga.