Our Staff

Patricia Alonso

Patricia  e-ryt200  yacep is the founder and owner of Shakti Yoga Center.  She has a unique understanding of health and fitness through her personal experience not only as Yoga teacher, but also as a Licensed Massage Therapist.   Her yoga journey started in 2002, and thru the years she has studied different modalities of yoga including Ashtanga, Iyengar, Power Yoga.  Patricia received 


Alison Alvarez

Alison “Anandi” Alvarez grew up in Garland, and she is thrilled that such a wonderful studio now exists in her hometown!
She has been practicing yoga since 2000, and was trained to teach classical hatha yoga in 2012 at the Sivananda Yoga Farm Ashram in California. After her training, she was a teacher at the Sivananda Yoga Vendanta Center in Los Angeles for three years before returning to Texas to get back to her roots. 


Alyssa Morris

Alyssa firmly believes that yoga is the grounding force that keeps her energy from shooting out in five million directions on a daily basis. She is a mother, a dancer, a writer, and a Gemini. She holds a B.A. in Art & Performance and an M.A. in Aesthetic Studies, which essentially means that she is fully qualified to find beauty in this world. 

Alyssa has taught dance classes 


Kim Johnson

Kim has been practicing yoga on and off since 2002 but her real journey began in 2012 when her corporate job ended with a company reorganization. With the love and support of her husband she was able to pursue her dreams of teaching yoga. In June of 2013 she received her 200hr yoga teacher training certification from Purple Lotus where she immediately found her voice 


Nancy Daniels

RYT 500 and Certified Ayurveda Counselor, Nancy discovered yoga in college over 40 years ago, and since that time she has had a long, continuous love affair with the practice. She has had an opportunity to study and practice Hatha, Iyengar and Anusara styles of Yoga and with masters Tias Little, Erich Schiffmann, and John Friend. Nancy originally began teaching Anusara Yoga in 2003. Her teaching style is a composite of