Sharon Ballenger - E-RYT 500 Master Instructor, YACEP, MRT Instructor (Mindful Resilience for Trauma & Recovery Teacher), and Founder & Co-Owner of Total Harmony and proud Alumni of the University of Texas at San Antonio. As a child Sharon was introduced to the Arts, studying Ballet, Pointe Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz and Lyrical Dance, practicing for 14 years. And as a teen and into her adult years, she spent some time dabbling in the entertainment industry in Dance - teaching & performing, Modeling - runway & print, Fashion Design - apparel & swimwear, and Acting - small theatre. Since launching her career in the health industry, Sharon has become one of Yoga's leading instructors and has conducted numerous classes, workshop, events, and teacher trainings throughout the city of San Antonio and surrounding areas, and across the globe with her over 30 years experience in the health and wellness field. She has also had the privilege of working with several elite and professional athletes, as well as athletic organizations. She has represented the Mind/Body & Health industry as a spokesperson, and leading yoga teacher & trainer. Sharon not only holds a Certification in Yoga at the master level, but also in Holistic Healthcare, Health & Wellness Facility Management, Personal Training, and Lifestyle/Holistic Coaching & Consulting. She has been training yoga instructors since 2007 through her teacher training programs, and with hard work and dedication, making it her mission to create the highest quality yoga instructors all over the world, Total Harmony Yoga has earned the recognition of the National Yoga Alliance as a registered and accredited training school for both the 200 Hr (200 RYT) and 300 Hr (500 RYT) programs. Sharon also offers Yoga Studio Consultations for startups and new studios, or those studios needing additional advise and/or teacher training programs at their location(s). She delivers professional hands on training, guidance, mentorship, and strong business knowledge.