This picture was taken of Edye and Shane in Santa Monica back in 2004. Edye is still doing karate in Santa Monica and will get a profile another day. Shane is our visiting guest Yoga teacher. Shane Scaglione was born into a family of karate instructors. He started karate at age five and started teaching at the age of 13. He trained for 20 years and earned a third degree black belt.
Shane started his yoga practice in 1998 in NYC. Shane moved to Boulder, CO in 2001 to attend the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University.
In 2003 while living in Los Angeles Shane started a daily yoga practice and was introduced to Ashtanga yoga by Richard Freeman. He started teaching yoga in Portland in 2004. Shane moved back to Boulder in 2005 to study with Richard Freeman at the Yoga Workshop. He was a scholarship recipenent to Freeman’s month long Teacher Intensive in 2008 and took part in four other of his Intensives. Shane went on to assist and teach Mysore-style, and led classes at the Yoga Workshop.
Shane also has assisted Richard Freeman.