Alison completed her Pilates certification in 2006 in Brooklyn, New York at BodyTonic Gymnasium.  She studied under master teachers Jennifer DeLuca, certified by Romana Kryzanowska, and Caitlin Cook, certified by Madeline Black. Throughout a lifetime of studying dance with various masters of the craft, Alison has studied the body with passion. She has trained and performed in New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco and most recently has been focused on choreographing her own work.  In 2006, she moved to San Francisco to earn her Masters Degree in Somatic Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. In addition, she has completed Lizz Roman’s Pilates for Rehabilitation course, is a certified Massage Therapist from the San Francisco School of Massage, and has completed two yoga teacher trainings, one with Ana Forrest and the other at Laughing Lotus in San Francisco. She is undoubtedly fascinated by the correlations between physical health and overall well-being and her many foundational studies have given her a well-rounded approach to her teaching and practice.