About the Author
Beth Shaw is the president and founder of YogaFit, Inc., the largest yoga school in the world. She is recognized as one of the leading experts in the fields of mind-body fitness, health, and nutrition. Shaw is the innovator behind many fitness trends, including YogaFit, YogaLean, and YogaButt. The first and second editions of Beth Shaw's YogaFit (Human Kinetics) have sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide. YogaLean was published by Ballantine Books/Random House in 2014 and is quickly climbing to best-seller status. Her next book, Yoga for Athletes, is scheduled for release in 2016. Shaw and her company have been featured in Time, Huffington Post, USA Today, O: The Oprah Magazine, Glamour, Washington Post, Self, More, and Entrepreneur as well as on CNN, CBS, NBC, Showtime, and E! Entertainment Television. She speaks frequently at universities and corporations on mindfulness in the workplace, health, fitness, and the business of spirituality. Shaw works with the NFL and its officials and is currently on the CanFitPro advisory panel and the Long Island University board of advisors. Shaw earned bachelor's degrees in business administration and nutrition and holds numerous certificates in fitness disciplines. She is an experienced registered yoga teacher (E-RYT) and is a trained yoga therapist through the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). She has studied yoga in India and Asia. A lifelong student of fitness, psychology, philosophy, spirituality, and health, Shaw is committed to helping people find their own perfect health both physically and mentally. YogaFit has committed to giving $1 million in free yoga trainings to those in need. Her nonprofit organization, Visionary Women in Fitness, grants scholarships to women. Shaw has dedicated her life to YogaFit and the transformational growth that the company creates globally. She lives in New York and Los Angeles.