Chiara Shannon: The Hometown Yogi Sommelier Who Spreads Wellness

"If there are two things in this world that can help keep out the chatter and help one stay balanced, it's yoga and a glass of good wine. Yogi sommelier Chiara Shannon has brought the two together at her workshops, which combine wine tasting and yoga."

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"As a self-described Yogi Sommelier...Chiara Shannon deals more directly with wine. Ms. Shannon earned a sommelier certification from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust some 10 years ago, in addition to getting certified as a yoga instructor...Ms. Shannon holds her Yogi Sommelier workshops at yoga studios in L.A. and elsewhere...'I teach mindful wine tasting,' she said. 'You learn how to focus, how to tune things out. It’s applying yoga techniques to wine tasting.'"



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