Lifelong teacher, coach, and artist, Alec first began practicing meditation in 1973. Back pain from decades of long distance running brought him to yoga in 1984. “I found that yoga combined with my daily practice of meditation brought more balance to my life, I truly believe that yoga can be helpful for everyone.”
Alec did his yoga teacher training at the Hatha Yoga Center in Seattle. He teaches yoga at many different places in the Seattle area, as well as facilitating retreats in Costa Rica. Alec awakened to another calling as a Shamanic practitioner. “I work with clients to teach them how to journey, as well as assisting them with their personal spiritual transformation.” His website is
During the winter, he taught skiing for 15 years. Alec is also a clay & multimedia artist, as well as ceramics teacher. One of the most important lessons that he’s learned in being a teacher for more than 45 years is the importance of always being a student. He believes that by staying open and receptive to learning he has the opportunity to travel to rich depths & luminous heights, that he would not have imagined.