Born in Montreal, Alex was brought up in the Cotswolds in the 1980s before moving to London to train and work as an actor. She has been practicing yoga for over twenty years and teaching full-time since 2008. She has been dedicated to study for the past 10 years and completed her advanced training at the Insight Yoga Institute in San Francisco in 2013 with Sarah and Ty Powers. She holds the highest level of certification through Yoga Alliance UK and teaches a practice that integrates Yoga, Buddhism and Ayurveda. Other important and ongoing teachers include Norman Fischer, B. Alan Wallace, Stephen and Martine Batchelor, John & Jennifer Welwood, Dr Robert Svoboda, Scott Blossom and Chandra Easton. Alex is a certified Ayurvedic Educator from the American Institute of Vedic Studies and is grateful to Shankari and Yogesh for imparting their wisdom over the years.