Private Yoga and Pilates in Your Home


Shana discovered yoga and meditation while working as a professional dancer in New York City.  Inspired by the practice of yoga she travelled to India to study these ancient traditions in the countryside of Maharashtra.  Shana began teaching yoga here in California, has specialized in teaching families, and has created curriculum to teach Yoga for Dancers at the college level.  Shana works with adults, children, dancers, and athletes at all levels of interest and ability.


MFA in Dance

California State University, Long Beach

BFA in Dance

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

BASI Certified Pilates Mat Instructor

Teaching Experience:

University California Irvine

California State University Long Beach

Orange Coast College

SOKA University of America

Chapman University

City of Laguna Beach

Private Instruction 2001 to the Present


Shana Menaker    


949 533-0936