Alison Dorfman has been practicing yoga for over 20 years and teaching for 12. She started her practice at Jivamukti in the East Village, back in the day. Alison has also studied at Bhava Yoga with Peter Rizzo, Kula Yoga, Virayoga, and OM Yoga Center with Jennifer Brilliant and Cyndi Lee. She received her certification from OM in 2004, and in an attempt to master the sweet details of restorative yoga, completed a Relax & Renew Teacher Training with Judith Lasater in 2007.
Alison teaches with attention to alignment, a sense of humor, and a desire to bring more compassion, awareness, and sensitivity into our lives. Alison is also a psychotherapist and has a private practice in Manhattan. Through her work as a social worker, she has brought yoga and meditation to people in hospitals, homeless shelters, schools, and mental health clinics.