Raquel Alves started teaching in 1992. She is qualified with Para Yoga (Rod Stryker), BWY, Sivannanda.
Originally from Africa, she now lives in the UK. Her teaching draws from many styles and has a strong pull towards Tantra but calls on her years as an Ashtanga practitioner and her years doing Iyengar yoga. She also loves to incorporate restorative relaxation techniques, meditation and on occasion chanting – accompanied by the harmonium.
Her personal practice draws on her current teacher’s teachings, she also assists him when he is teaching in Europe. She is a a 500 hrs yoga alliance Eyr (senior teacher), a tutor and mentor on the Yoga Campus Teacher Training Programme. She also runs her own teacher training with ‘Wellbeing Space’ in Surrey.
She brings a wealth of knowledge to her teaching with great attention to alignment and empowers her students to have fun and to enquire within, aiding them to empower themselves.