Megan McShane, Founder
Megan is a certified yoga instructor registered through Yoga Alliance and has been instructing yogis for 11 years. She has studied under world-class teachers such as Bryan Kest, Lisa Pumper, Surendran Pandaran, Krishna Das, Krishna Ji and Preetaji of O&O Academy, Seane Corn, MC Yogi, Byron Katie and Dawn Feinberg.
Megan’s extensive background has been in Personal and Leadership Development. Over the past 10 years she has traveled the world and worked for Tony Robbins. Megan has a demonstrated history of working in the Professional Training & Coaching Industry and she is skilled in negotiation, coaching, sales, team building and management. She is also passionate about community outreach and has been a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters and also hosts an annual Basket Brigade during the holidays for those family’s in need. Megan holds a B.S. in Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations from Emerson College as well as a B.S. in Metaphysics from the University of Sedona.
Megan believes in teaching with creativity and humility so her students can connect with and inspire others to practice and develop the skills to embrace the highs and lows of life on and off the mat. She is passionate about building community but her greatest pride and joy is being mom to her son Max.
Julie Hennessy, Instructor
Julie is a RYT500 instructor. She began practicing yoga in 2011 as a way to become physically fit, but quickly discovered its benefits for her mind and spirit as well. She strives to incorporate the practice and teachings of yoga into her daily life and encourages her students to relax and tune into their own bodies, to create a very mindful and personal experience.
Julie completed her 200-hour teacher training with the Boston Yoga School in March of 2016, studying with Ame Wren, Petra Ledkovsky, Brenna Matthews, Kevin Courtney, Chip Hartranft, Terry Cockburn, and Zachery Dacuk. Julie recently received her 300-hour certification from the Summers School of Yin Yoga with Josh Summers and Terry Cockburn, studying Yin Yoga, Functional Yang Yoga, Meditation and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She enjoys various trainings with Tias & Surya Little, of Prajna Yoga, including SATYA 1 and The Art of Healing: Yoga Therapy. She also completed a 50-hour Yin Yoga training with Bernie Clark.
Julie believes her yoga journey has only just begun, and she is constantly striving to learn more through trainings, books and especially from her students.
Sandy McShane, Instructor
Sandy comes to Grace Yoga with over 30 years of experience, she brings to the mat each time a new, challenging and fun class that will make you want to keep coming back! Her expertise in anatomy and physiology as a Registered Nurse, Massage Therapist, Level 1 Yin Master, Reiki Level 2 practitioner provides not only a safe environment, but her passion to encourage and allow freedom for each student to explore their own possibilities in their physical and spiritual practice of Yoga.
Kara Reilly, Instructor
Kara began her yoga practice while working as a behavioral therapist in Boston. Yoga studios throughout the city became her sanctuary to “recharge”. In 2016 she dove deeper into her practice and completed her RYT 200 through Coolidge Corner Yoga in Brookline, MA. Kara loves to teach “athletic flows” set to a carefully crafted playlist. With extensive background in dance, she believes that sometimes fun, upbeat music can inspire you to try a pose you might not usually gravitate towards.
Kara believes yoga is so much more than a practice on your mat. It is a tool her students can use every day off the mat as well. She encourages her students to put the rest of the world on pause and be in their body while at practice.
Dawn Spunzo, Instructor
Dawn is a Yin, Hatha and Restorative Yoga teacher who has been teaching yoga on Cape Cod since 2013. She has completed 200-hour certification programs thru Kind Yoga and Boston Yoga School and has recently completed her 300-hour Yin Yoga certification from Summers School of Yin Yoga. Dawn is passionate about incorporating the benefits of yoga and meditation into everyday life and balancing Yang activity with Yin. For more info about Dawn visit: https://www.thedawnofyoga.com