Hatha, Kripalu, Chanting, Yoga Teacher’s Training Director, Trans-personal Therapist

Alex Bovkis was certified as a Classical Yoga Teacher in the summer of 2004. Since then she has taken several advanced teachers trainings and is now qualified as an E-RYT 500, which translates as Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher. This high level of qualification is required in order to train yoga teachers. She is currently directing a Yoga Alliance approved 250 hour Yoga Teachers Training at Shanti Studio.

Having over a thousand training hours and over 9500 teaching hours behind her, she continues to explore this incredible path of yoga further. She continues to study with several different teachers from different yoga styles and trains in encompassing both the breadth and the depth of yoga. Her passion is chanting in Sanskrit, the ancient language in which Yoga Scriptures were written. Chanting is used as a sound meditation; it is cleansing, rejuvenating and energizing. Alex leads a chanting gathering every Friday evening, all are welcome. Alex’s yoga classes are geared towards relaxation and release of stress, calming of the mind and opening the body and re-aligning. She invites her students to use their yoga practice to gain insights into their patterns and habits, discovering and becoming more conscious of hidden layers in their personality.

Alex is also seeing students one-on-one for trans-personal guidance, using the teachings from the Yoga Sutras. For more information on these sessions please go to Treatments page.