Before Ashtanga Alyson studied classical ballet, in addition to teaching and choreographing modern dance. She now teaches Ashtanga and runs full immersion retreats in Spain with her husband Simon also an Ashtanga teacher. They often teach together.
In 2008 Alyson begun her first immersion into the physical and cultural practices of both Yoga and Ayurveda and is 500hr RYS qualified teacher. As a part of her Bachelor´s degree, she spent 2011 and 2012 in Nepal and India, learning primarily under the tutorship of Ayurvedic Doctor/OBGYN, Sarita Shrestha.
She is a member of the American Herbalists Guild and prepares various medicines in house.