Shelley Massa-Gooch began her study of Yoga in 1995 after meeting her teacher Sundernath (Shandor Remete), founder of Shadow Yoga. She completed her first teachers training in 1997 and began teaching. In 2007, she and her business partner opened YOGA SHALA SLO. Shelley continues to train annually, locally and abroad, with Sundernath (Shandor Remete) and Emma Balanaves and completed her second teacher's training in 2012, the 3-year Shadow Yoga Teacher's Training program. Shelley's classes provide a safe, supportive and challenging environment for students. She teaches Hatha Yoga and Shadow Yoga and is listed as a recommended teacher by Shadow Yoga and is registered with the Yoga Alliance.