Shayne is a qualified Karate instructor and holds the rank of 4th Dan Shidoin, awarded by the Shukokai World Karate Union. Shayne has been a Karate Practitioner since 1992 training with Instructor Shihan Paul Mitchell 8th Dan Hanshi founder of Sangokan Karate.
In 2006 Shayne started training in the Pilates method for a knee injury sustained during Karate competition. During this time he found the same passion for Pilates as Karate and since then has become a qualified BASI Instructor.
Shayne's passion and interest grew in the Pilates method after meeting and practising with his mentor Rael Isacowitz. Rael’s inspiration of the Pilates method has encouraged Shayne to further develop the importance of Pilates for men. Shayne is a proud BASI graduate, Faculty member and owner of Pilates Studio 64 in Brisbane Australia.