Shayna is Lucid Body House’s resident yoga teacher. Shayna believes in the power of creativity and consciousness, and fuses artistic expression, yoga and Lucid Body as a vehicle for personal transformation. In addition to Lucid Body, Shayna is a yoga instructor at Laughing Lotus Yoga Center NYC and teaches workshops inspired by the chakras and mythology.
Shayna began studying Lucid Body in 2003, and in the years following apprenticed with Fay Simpson at Yale University School of Drama, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, The Studio NY and Michael Howard Studios. Shayna has performed in Impact Theatre NYC’s original production, Forensics of Breath, and is a collaborator of Impact Theatre NYC’s Veteran’s Project, a theatre for social change performance exploring issues facing American veterans.
Shayna received her Bachelor of Science degree from The New School for General Studies, studying creative arts therapies, creative writing and theatre performance. She obtains a 200 RYT from Laughing Lotus Yoga Center NYC, having studied with master teachers Dana Trixie Flynn and Jasmine Tarkeshi. Shayna resides in New York City and Maryland, where she teaches and acts.