Alison leads Yoga Teacher Trainings, workshops, retreats, women’s groups nationally and internationally and works one on one with people to facilitate healing, growth and empowerment.
Alison got her undergraduate degree from University of Maine, Orono in 1990 with a BA in Interpersonal Communications. After graduating she moved to Boulder, CO and became interested in yoga and began practicing both Iyengar and Ashtanga Yoga. She travelled to Mysore, India in 1997 to study Yoga and Ayurveda then came back to Boulder to continue deepening her practice at The Yoga Workshop. At that time, she completed her certification as a Rolfer of Structural Integration at The Rolf Institute in 1998. Soon after she took Richard Freeman’s first Yoga Teacher Training intensive in 1999 and taught yoga for many years after that as one of Richards Senior teachers. Her teaching style is also strongly influenced by the Tantra traditions taught by Sally Kempton, Douglas Brooks, Shiva Rea and Chamelli Ardaugh as well as some of the principles of Kundalini Yoga. She is an ERYT 500 Yoga Instructor and founder of Embody Radiance Yoga School here in Boulder, CO. leading teacher trainings and continuing education for teachers, and women’s embodiment courses.
Alongside with her yoga practice and passion for healthy living, Alison also spent many years studying holistic nutrition and cooking both with with Mother Maya through the Wise Earth School of Ayurveda, the School of Natural Cookery in Boulder, CO. and in Italy and Morocco with Peggy Markel’s Culinary Adventures.
She currently offers Rolfing, massage, energy sessions and one on one yoga classes at her North Boulder office, 1290 Yellow Pine. pShe also teacher yoga locally at The Yoga Loft and The Ashtanga Collective and leads Teacher Trainings and workshops.
She is a mother of two amazing boys 10 and 14 and in partnership with her beloved husband and father of her boys. Her personal vision and mission is to be a clear channel for healing and transformation, empowering people to their full potential. She experiences herself as an empowered feminine leader, teacher, practitioner, mother, wife and active community member. Her vision is to live in a world where love and freedom bring a sense of peace and all beings are thriving!!
Alison has written these articles and more for Elephant Journal. Check it out….
The Beauty of Imperfection