Has been on a spiritual path for more than 20 years. She has been sitting and studying meditation with Noah Levine and the Dharma Punx since 2005. In 2015 Shannon graduated the ATS teacher training cohort. She has led meditation groups in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay area and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Shannon has co-facilitated Year-to-Live groups, Young People’s groups, Refuge Recovery groups, and facilitated the occasional weekly class. Shannon is the CoFounder of the Refuge Recovery Centers substance abuse treatment facility.