Owner, Operator, Joy Facilitator
Alecia is the owner and operator of YOGAMOTIF, a healing arts yoga studio specializing in make & take wellness. Her first love, however, was creating art, and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Alfred University is evidence of that. While there, she also received a New York state teaching certification in studio arts. After teaching in community non-profit and public education for five years, Alecia obtained a Master of Arts Management from the H. John Heinz III College at Carnegie Mellon University. She went on to manage and consult nonprofit operations for start-up and established businesses in Pittsburgh and around the country. After gaining an appreciation for self-healing and mindful living, she pursued a 200-hour, anti-racism, yoga teacher certification through Yoga Roots on Location; equipping her to create spaces of trauma-informed healing and self-love through yoga.
Alecia can be found facilitating trauma-informed yoga at YOGAMOTIF and in the Pittsburgh area.