Ali’s yoga journey first began in 1996, when she went to live and work in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. Several years there drew her closer to the magic of yoga, a practice deeply ingrained in Nepalese lifestyle.

She returned to the UK in 2002 to work as a midwife.

Ali rediscovered her love of yoga during her pregnancy with her first child in 2010. From here, her practice and passion continued to grow. Somehow managing to fit in daily practice and another two children along the way; Ali eventually completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training with Seasonal Yoga Teacher Training School.

Ali is able to guide students through a variety of yoga practices. Seasonal Flow, Traditional Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Flows, Meditation, Yoga Nidra, Pranayamas, guided relaxation, Chair yoga.

Since her initial, year long training, Ali has taken every opportunity to deepen her knowledge. Training under some of the most inspirational teachers in the past few years:

Yoga in Amateur & Professional Sport – Nisha Srivastava at Yoga Anatomy

Embodying the Flow, Prana Vinyasa, Art of Namaskar – Alessandra Pecorella at Yogacampus Manchester

Yoga Therapy for Insomnia & Sleep Recovery – Lisa Sanfillipo at Yogacampus London

Ali teaches highly successful, Sleep Recovery programmes. Delivered as regular group courses or private consultation and individual programmes available.

Ali is very passionate about yoga; she eats, sleeps and breathes it!

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great……”