Blane has been practicing and studying Pilates since 1998 and was certified through the Ellie Herman Pilates Institute in 2002. From 2003 to present has been a Master Instructor of the Teacher Training Instructor Program (TTIP) at the Ellie Herman Pilates Institute acting as co-head of the program. In 2007, he became a Balanced Body Master Instructor. Though he now calls Portland his home, he currently is the Director of Educational Programming and Lead Master Instructor at EHS Pilates Studio in San Francisco. As an educator, Blane has trained instructors locally, across the United States and internationally. His students have gone on to great success and now teach all over the globe. He also has had the honor and pleasure of contributing to many of Balanced Body’s curriculum developments and presenting at Balanced Body’s highly acclaimed Pilates On Tour (POT).