Founder, The Yogi Sommelier
Chiara Rose Shannon a wine buyer, WSET Advanced Certified Sommelier and RYT 500 yoga professional with extensive experience in fine wine sales and educating about wine and wellness. Her residency at K&L Wine Merchants in the San Francisco Bay Area included the role of the company's first Head Sommelier. Currently based in Los Angeles, Chiara is the Manager and Wine Buyer at boutique fine wine retailer Mission Wines and consults for private clients.
Chiara has been practicing yoga since 2002 and completed the 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Tree in San Francisco in 2014 followed by the 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Professional Program at YogaWorks in Los Angeles is 2017. She believes yoga, wine and wellness can all be part of a balanced, healthy lifestyle and loves to share her passion with others at workshops, events, retreats and—of course—over a glass of wine.