"If you can breathe, you can practice yoga." - Beth Shaw
As the President and founder of YogaFit©, Inc. the largest Yoga School in the world; Beth is recognized, as one of the leading experts in the fields of “mind body fitness", health and nutrition, and is a recognized anger management specialist. Shaw is the entrepreneurial innovator behind many fitness trends including YogaFit Sweat, YogaLean and popular YogaButt.
"Any Body is a Yoga Body" - Beth Shaw
Beth's long awaited book YOGALEAN is being released from Random House this Fall. Her first and second edition of YogaFit (Human Kinetics) has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide. Shaw has been published in numerous fitness, business and consumer publications including Time, LA Times, USA Today, Entrepreneur, SELF, FIT and Yoga Journal. Shaw speaks frequently at Universities and corporations on Mindfulness in the workplace, health , fitness and the business of spirituality. She is currently on the CanFitPro Advisory Panel and the Long Island University Board of Advisors.
"It is our mission to create transformation of the whole person; physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually" - Beth Shaw
A life long student of fitness, psychology, philosophy, spirituality and health, Beth is committed to helping people find their own perfect health‚ physically and mentally. An EYRT, she has spent time in India and Asia studying yoga and holds numerous certificates in fitness disciplines, as well as a bachelors degree in Business Administration & Nutrition. She has also been a trained Yoga Therapist through the IAYT since 1994.
"Business without a greater point than profit is pointless" - Beth Shaw
Dedicated to giving back, Karma yoga and community service, Beth is an animal advocate and sits on the HSUS National Council. Her non-profit organization, Visionary Women in Fitness gives scholarships to women. Shaw has dedicated her life to YogaFit and the transformational growth that the company creates globally. In 2011, YogaFit committed to giving $1M of Free Yoga Trainings to those in need.
About Beth Shaw and her animal welfare work:
Beth Shaw plays an integral role in saving many animals' lives through her dedication and commitment to animal welfare. In addition, YogaFit is a top sponsor to numerous causes and events, as well as hands-on with animal welfare initiatives. Some of Shaw’s recent accomplishments include:
- Helping Los Angeles pass a mandatory spay and neuter ordinance that set an example for the entire nation
- Spearheading a spay/neuter ad hoc group within the City of Los Angeles
- Providing PR support for LA Animal Services
- Participating in statewide puppy mill legislation efforts and getting pet stores to change their model and adopt out animals
- Raising awareness for the importance of animal adoption