Alyona Tikhonova is a Master philosophy graduate from the Moscow State University, and specialized in yoga philosophy. She has been teaching yoga for more than 12 years. Alyona is taught and has been certified by the gurus and founders of the Jivamukti Yoga method Sharon Gannon and David Life in New York city. She is certified in four levels of Universal Yoga, and has been assisting Andrey Lappa, one of the most qualified and influential masters and professional teachers of yoga worldwide. Finished basic levels of Tomas Mayers Anatomy Trains and special course Anatomy Trains in Motion by Karen Grunter (Swiss) Besides following several courses on psycho-somatic body works and hypnosis methods, she’s a known writer in several articles for Russian Yoga Journal and a familiar face at International Yoga Conferences.