Shiv Sharma has a doctorate in physics from York University and worked for 30 years as a scientist in medical research, with over a dozen patents to his name. He has adapted these scientific research skills to bring about an in-depth understanding of yoga. Shiv has taught yoga for over 30 years, qualifying initially in the Iyengar Yoga system and having been to India a number of times to study under Mr Iyengar himself. For the past 20 years, he has been working on a scientific approach to yoga, refining the principles for this book. He regularly hosts seminars and workshops for yoga teachers in Ireland and Greece.
"Shiv Sharma is an inspiring yoga teacher who is also a scientist. His upbringing in India gave him a sound understanding of the development of Indian philosophy whilst his subsequent scientific training instilled an essential desire to explain the world and seek justification for whatever is assert...