Raquel Alves started teaching in 1992, she is qualified with Para Yoga (Rod Stryker), BWY and Sivannanda. Originally from Africa, she now lives in the UK. Her teachings draws from many styles, and has a strong pull towards Tantra , but calls on her years as an Ashtanga practitioner and her years doing Iyengar yoga, she also loves to incorporate restorative, relaxation techniques and meditation and on occasion chanting too, accompanied by the harmonium. Her personal practice draws on her current teacher’s teachings, she also assists him when he is teaching in Europe. She is a a 500 hrs yoga alliance Eyr (senior teacher), currently is a tutor and Mentor on the Yogacampus Teacher Training Programme and a BWY Foundation teacher.
She brings a wealth of knowledge to her teaching, with great attention to alignment and empowers her students to have fun and to inquire within, and aiding them to empower themselves.http://www.wakeupandshine.co.uk/about