Bill Shapleigh


A student of yoga since 1999, Bill has spent the last 12 years teaching in Chicago while traveling both within the US and internationally.

Bill specializes in teaching traditional Ashtanga Yoga to students of all ages, conditions and abilities. Despite the demanding nature of the style, the individual attention and support he provides allows for either a warm introduction to Ashtanga or a safe path to improvement, no matter your current level of practice.

Always improving his yoga practice, Bill has spent a considerable amount of time traveling to practice with others, including:
-Suddha Weixler – The Chicago Yoga Center
-Tim Miller – Ashtanga Yoga Center, Encinitas, CA
(teacher training 3 times!)
-Lino Miele – Ashtanga Yoga Rome

He also spent 6 months in India to study yoga Lived in India for 6 months to study yoga at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute with Sri K Pattabhi Jois and the Ashtanga Yoga Intensive with Lino Miele in Kovalam, Kerela.