Ali is a 500-hour Yoga Alliance Certified Instructor, specialized in power vinyasa (flow) yoga, and ranked as the number one yoga coach in Massachusetts by Coachup.com.
With a background in synchronized skating and dance, Ali started practicing yoga out of a love for movement and flow. She began teaching in 2013 and specialized in power vinyasa at CorePower Yoga. She thrived in leading classes and helping students develop their own practice. She parted from a promising bartending career to quench her thirst for enlightenment.
Ali teaches group classes at Asana Charlestown, Commonwealth Sports Club, and Equinox. Her power vinyasa classes emphasize yoga as a form of fitness; this style works for practitioners who enjoy physical intensity and fast-paced movement. Ali also teaches beginners’ classes at hotels, offices, and residences, and for the City of Boston’s Summer Fitness Series.
Ali is committed to the customization of yoga, fulfilling unique objectives through comprehensive lessons . She works with clients who practice for various reasons from stress relief, to physical conditioning, and injury recovery. She draws upon knowledge of various yoga styles to tailor the practice for individuals so they may progress toward their goals. Her teaching philosophy is that each student must find their personal yoga practice; she helps them accomplish this by teaching fundamental concepts and yogic knowledge so they understand why this practice works and how they can benefit.
Ali is passionate about teaching yoga because she has seen and experienced incredible transformation through working with students. In her quest to spread peace and love around the world through yoga, she has organized a number of free classes and programs to purvey the benefits of yoga for all. These classes include Yoga for Runners (in partnership with Asics), Boston Marathon Fundraising (donation-based class for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), free yoga on the Esplanade, and collaborative education through her startup, Yoga Hub.