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Aleksandra found yoga in 2001 during her first visit to Maine from Poland and she was drawn instantly to this transformative and healing practice. She completed her initial 200 h Vinyasa teacher training with Jennifer Cooper and Sandra Pleasant in Virginia and since then continues her study with many teachers. She holds 40 hr Prenatal Yoga Training with Shiva Shakti School of Yoga, Kids Yoga Teacher Training with Childlight Yoga and additional trainings in Yoga Nidra, Thai Yoga Bodywork, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga as well certifications in Pilates, Ayurveda and is a Usui Reiki Master. Aleksandra completed her 500 hr advanced yoga Teacher Training with Yoga of Energy Flow. Her teaching style is heart driven and based in physical and energetic alignment while allowing for creative and intuitive sequencing. She encourages students to tune in to their breath and truly listen to their bodies on the mat and educates them about ways of incorporating practice and mindfulness into their daily lives. She strives to create a safe space for healing to occur across all ages. She teaches yoga in diversity of settings including corporate yoga, schools, YMCA, Yogave, Rosemont Wellness Center and her website is www.spiraltreeyoga.com. She is drawn to work with any population that needs yoga for healing and therapeutic benefits and for the last 3 years has worked with children and families undergoing cancer treatment at Barbara Bush Hospital supporting the wonderful nonprofit Lucy Love Bus. She is a mama of 2 beautiful children who often assist her in her family yoga classes. She loves to be in nature with her husband, kids and her dog and also travel to her home country of Poland where she shares yoga as well. She is constantly grateful to all her teachers and students alike for being her daily inspiration.