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Joan Uemura Shure

A lifetime music lover and singer songwriter since childhood, Joan first discovered the magical effects of mantra and chant in Santa Monica in the late 90’s with Yoga Teachers Govindas, Shiva Rea and Saul David Raye. She recently completed year 2 of Soundschool with Gina Sala.
A dedicated Yoga practitioner and meditator, she has been teaching Yoga and infusing classes with inspirited music and mantra since 2010.

Joan sings, plays guitar, ukulele and tongue drum, and writes songs for her passion project , the Fields of Light Band. 

She offers weekly Yin and Yoga Nidra classes infused with live music at Bliss Yoga in Monroe, Washington.

Raised in Hawai’i and of Japanese decent, Joan brings an experience rich in cultural diversity with an emphasis on self awareness and landing in the present moment with compassion and love.