Alicia Hansen began dabbling in yoga in college as a part of a newly found healthy lifestyle and weight loss journey. As a theater major at Baldwin-Wallace College, she gravitated toward vinyasa yoga and how it allowed her to find another way to express her creativity.

Alicia earned her 200-hour certification in 2012. She is honored to continue her path as a teacher under the guidance of Sandy Gross as a part of the staff at Evolution Yoga School & Practice Space on Cleveland’s East side.  Alicia also serves as Evolution Yoga’s Director of Development.

Her classes provide a well-rounded, complete practice while sharing concepts that can be applied during a yoga class or in the world outside. She has the tendencies to speak in hashtags, to play John Mayer slow jams and to offer plenty of variations.

In the spring of 2014, Alicia enrolled in the ParaYoga Master Training Program and is excited to expand upon her yoga education with Yogarupa Rod Stryker.


Teaching Schedule


  • Tuesdays at 7:00PM (75 minutes) – Sweet Heat Slow Flow & Yoga Nidra
  • Fridays at 5:45PM (60 minutes) – “Happy Hour” Sweet Heat Flow
  • Sundays at 10AM  (75 minutes) – Sweet Heat Flow

Set Your Sankalpa Workshop: To be scheduled for late Summer 2015.

To register for classes or workshops, visit the Evolution Yoga website.

For more information on available yoga services, contact me at


ParaYoga Trainings and Intensives

Rod Stryker’s The Four Desires – a ParaYoga Intensive (September 2013)

Tantra Shakti ParaYoga Master Training at Namaste Berkeley (April 2014)

Prana Shakti ParaYoga Master Training at Flying Dog Ranch (October 2014)

Celebrity Yogi Moments

yoga with Dr. Oz and WEWS NewsChannel 5 (September 2013)

Kathryn Budig’s Aim True and Backbends Workshops (August 2013)

dr.oz alicia ylonda

200-hr Yoga Teacher Training Posts

yoga teacher training: and so it begins on March 23, 2012

yoga teacher training: a month of awareness on April 20, 2012

yoga teacher training: assisting my first class on June 25, 2012

yoga teacher training: now the yoga (teaching) begins on August 13, 2012

yoga teacher training: teaching my first class on August 21, 2012

yoga teacher training: a weekend in pictures on September 10, 2012

yoga teacher training: teachings from a weekend with the Bhagavad Gita on October 29, 2012

yoga teacher training: commitment, intention and contentment on December 21, 2012


Other Yoga Posts on PIP

#believeinCLE with lululemon athletica Eton Chagrin & Inner Bliss Yoga Studio

lessons learned: teaching Yoga Rocks the Park Cleveland

Modifying Your Yoga Practice (& mine)

addition to the 28 at 28 list: do a backbend in a unique place

a practice in the patience in the process of change

Eka Pada Raja-what??? (or when my head touched my foot)

you know you’re a yogi when

28 at 28: practicing yoga with my dad at Nishkama Yoga

28 at 28: crow pose, chaturanga and handstand

the yoga pose that burns my cookies

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