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Meet Ally

Certified Yoga Instructor & Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

A native of Otsego County, and nature lover at heart. You can find me traveling, hiking, homesteading, and loving all the animals!

I spent 5 weeks on a spiritual journey with my husband and immersed myself in the age-old traditions and rituals of yoga on Koh Phangan island in the Gulf of Thailand. Focusing on Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga. Completing my 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training.

After completing my yoga teacher training, I started teaching immediately and found it so fulfilling. I began taking additional yoga courses which led me into Health Coaching.

I became a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) where I learned innovative coaching methods, practical lifestyle management techniques, and over 100 dietary theories – Ayurveda, gluten-free, Paleo, raw, vegan, macrobiotics, and everything in between.

Ally

I offer a space where we can learn and grow together in our own individual ways. A non-judgmental space, open to everyone and created to support one another with love and compassion.

CYT-200, One Yoga, Koh Phangan, Thailand 2020
30 HR Ayurveda Specialist Certification, Yoga & Ayurveda Center, LLC, 2020
Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), 2022

Where it all began

John + I


My husband (John) and I began our health journey together years ago. 

John was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, an incurable autoimmune disease when he was about 13 years young. Years of suffering, hospitalizations, and doctors prescribing more and more medication, but with no positive outlooks.

I often had stomach issues myself, stomach pains, fatigue, in bed before 7 PM, mood swings, depression, and insecurities. Doctors often told me this was normal at my age.

We, together, decided to make drastic changes, starting with our diets, experimenting with many different diets; Vegan, Vegetarian, Carnivor, Gluten-Free, Paleo. It wasn’t easy, but we went through many trials and errors and found that a change in diet drastically changed the way we both felt and that completely changed our way of living.

John had Ulcerative Colitis and is no longer on ANY medication. And this is the best I have ever felt. We are doing things doctors told us we’d never be able to achieve, like TRAVELING! 

So, eliminate common mistakes when it comes to improving your wellbeing, and let me be there to guide you through this amazing transformation!

I studied with the world’s top health and welnnes experts including: 
  • Joshua Rosenthal, founder of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition
  • Walter Willett, MD, DrPH, chair of nutrition at Harvard University
  • Andrew Weil, MD, director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
  • Gabrielle Bernstein, bestselling author and life coach
  • Susan Blum, MD, MPH, assistant clinical professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Mark Hyman, MD, founder of The UltraWellness Center
  • Geneen Roth, bestselling author and expert on emotional eating
  • David Wolfe, raw food leader and nutrition expert
  • Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, professor at New York University’s Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health
  • Mark Bittman, food writer for The New York Times and bestselling author
  • Joel Fuhrman, MD, family physician and leading expert on nutritional healing

Testimonials

HEALTH COACHING + YOGA

I’ve been doing yoga with Ally weekday mornings for over a year now and it has greatly improved my mental and physical health. I had wanted to improve my posture and physical strength for a long time but never found the motivation to do so on my own. Ally helped me develop a routine that I look forward to each morning. She is a wonderful guide, always asks for any requests at the beginning of practice, gives great modifications to harder poses, and has made time to answer more in-depth questions when I’ve asked. Yoga with Ally is a great way to start the day. It leaves me feeling energized and ready to start my day. I really enjoy my time with her!

Molly F

Molly F

Artist, New York

Aly is AMAZING!! I did a session with Aly in her home and it was the most relaxing and peaceful practice I’ve ever had. I felt so comfortable surrounded by her warm energy, glowing plants, and beautiful space. Aly curated a practice that aligned with my body fully after asking if I was stressed, what my stress levels were, and what areas of my body were hurting. She truly made me feel at home and listened to what my body&mind needed. She is passionate and cares about your well-being while flowing through the motions with you and assisting if wanted/needed. I HIGHLY recommend taking a private class or any yoga class with Aly!

Mikala G

Mikala G

Photographer, New York

Through yoga and meditation, Ally has helped me improve both my physical and mental health. I had never thought of yoga as exercise but have come to realize it is a very important part of any health and nutrition regimen. Every practice with her is accessible, fun, and leaves you feeling much more peaceful than when you arrived. If you have ever considered trying yoga, Ally is a great person to get you started!”

Kelly M

Kelly M

Dietitian, New York

It is so wonderful to connect with Ally through yoga practice almost every morning. I am so grateful Ally offers me her time and energy. She is a wise and loving yoga instructor, and her coaching support is infused with the same compassion and clarity!

Anna M

Anna M

Physical Therapist, New York

Yoga with Ally is is a rewarding experience for body, mind, and spirit. Each session has different challenges, always mixing it up, but with a consistent overall flow. Afterward, I feel rejuvenated like I’ve returned from a spa!

Ingo S

Ingo S

Engineer, New York

I’m 64 years old and Ally has been my yoga instructor for about a year. I love doing yoga with her. My body as well as my mind feel so much better. She is a wonderful instructor who you feel comfortable and refreshed with. I love the new poses she teaches, and how she gives you time to learn what your body needs. I would recommend yoga with Ally to anyone. 

Teresa S

Teresa S

Retired, New York

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