Alena Gerst is a mind/body focused psychotherapist, therapeutic yoga instructor, and author. Alena specializes in people living with anxiety, depression, disabilities, chronic conditions, and creative and performing artists. She is a dedicated yoga practitioner in the Iyengar method, and is a certified LifeForce yoga practitioner for mood management. Originally from Arizona, Alena lives with her family in New York City.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS