Alena Gerst is a licensed psychotherapist and certified yoga teacher specializing in the mind/body connection. As a former professional singer, dancer and theatre performer, Alena is keenly aware of the connection between mind and body, and aims to work with an awareness of both. Whether you seek psychotherapy or therapeutic yoga instruction, you and Alena will explore self-talk, negative thought patterns, and access the innate wisdom of the body for healing and wellness. If you want to feel better, but don't know where to start, Contact Alena for an initial consultation.
**I am very happy to announce the arrival of my new book**
A Wellness Handbook for the Performing Artist:
The Performer's Essential to Guide to Staying Healthy in Body, Mind, and Spirit
This is the first book to prioritize the performer's wellbeing as a key to a long and satisfying career.
Lecturer, Columbia University in New York City
NYU Langone Medical Center
Beth Israel Medical Center
Certified LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner for Anxiety and Depression
Certified Yoga Teacher, YogaWorks 200hr (2008)
International Association of Yoga Therapists
Actors Equity Association
Psychotherapy and Yoga for:
Professional performing artists
Breath and meditation
Disability and chronic illness
Improved flexibility and balance
"I am a follower of the Yogalena Principles monthly newsletter because I appreciate Alena's focus on the cultivation of kindly self-awareness as both requisite, and perk, of yoga practice."
-Kathleen Sharp, Integrative Health Coach, Chapel Hill, NC
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