Alessandra is a direct student of Swami Kriyananda (Kriya Yoga disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda) from the early nineties, Patthabi Jois (the founder of Astanga Yoga) and a very dedicated student of Shiva Rea (Prana Flow Yoga) who she has assisted globally from 2009. Alessandra is currently the first Affiliate PranaFlow Trainer in the UK authorised to teach Shiva’s Teacher Training Modules.
Alessandra is a Senior Yoga Teacher SYT and founder of Aditya Yoga School that offers Vinyasa Flow Foundation 200 hrs and Advanced 300hrs Teacher Training Programmes accredited and Registered with Yoga Alliance Professionals (former Yoga Alliance UK). Alessandra has been teaching Yoga for the past 15 years in London and internationally. She runs public classes in the main London Yoga Studios, offers two teachers Training courses a year (Foundation and Advanced Vinyasa Flow), workshops, CPDs, participates at Festivals and events and contributes to some of the most prestigious Yoga Magazines. She has written for Spectrum (BWY Magazine), Amrita (Yoga Alliance Professional magazine for Teachers) and Om Yoga and Lifestyle Magazine.
Her intention is to make the techniques of both Traditional and Modern Yoga available to all by integrating them into our daily living. This is reflected in her style: Alessandra is known for her capability to seamlessly weave Vinyasa sequences that incorporate sankalpa/intention, pranayama/breathing techniques, asana/postures, mudra/gestures, bhandas, kriyas, mantras, philosophy and history to create the rich tapestry of the class. Students are taken on a 360 degree Yoga journey where they can engage with the various aspects of this ancient discipline.
She has published a meditation CD on the Chakras, Breath and Sound “Shabda” that is featured on iTunes based on the Kriya and Tantra techniques, with the music of her soul sister Anne Malone.
Alessandra holds a Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering from The University “La Sapienza” in Rome, Italy with a major on the Electromagnetic Field of the Human Body.