Tony Allicino has been a student and practitioner of shamanism since 1997, and has taught workshops and classes at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY, The Open Center, Shantigar, Journeys to the Soul, Spirit Hollow, Kirkridge, Easton Mountain, Menla House, Dawn Manor, and Shamanic Fire Reiki's Soul Haven.
He studied shamanic traditions with Michael Harner, Sandra Ingerman, Tom Cowan, Christina Pratt, Nan Moss and David Corbin, Uncle Angaangao, Ailo Gaup, and indigenous shamans of North and South America, and Nepal; and ecstatic dances and movement with Gabrielle Roth, Emilie Conrad and Alessandra Belloni.
He is a participant of indigenous Sacred Dances throughout the United States, Grail Reiki Master, graduate of Sandra Ingerman’s Teacher Training Program, member of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, Society of Shamanic Practices (SSP), Shamanic Teachers, and a SSP Shamanism Without Borders Community Leader. In 2014, he walked the Camino de Santiago de Compostela across northern Spain and since 2007 has hosted a monthly Shamanic Drum Circle in New York City where he lives, conduct classes, and see clients.
In May/June 2019, he will join Allison Scola, owner/curator Experience Sicily, to co-lead the "Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above, So Below" tour.