Alison relocated to Los Angeles from Ithaca, New York. She completed her yoga teacher certification as well as additional trainings in yoga therapy and trauma-sensitive yoga at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts. Alison earned her master’s degree in clinical social work from Boston College and has practiced social work complimented with therapeutic yoga in residential, outpatient and private practice settings. She specializes in working with teenagers and adults impacted by anxiety and trauma and is passionate about integrating mindfulness-based modalities into this work. Alison strongly believes that helping individuals feel present and secure in their bodies as well as develop compassion for themselves are integral parts of growth, healing and overall wellness.