Alexa Leon Nykanen is a licensed Kripalu Yoga teacher, although she practices a wide variety of fitness, including Pilates, TRX, and Kettlebell in her spare time. Her mother’s influence as a yoga and dance instructor inspired her to be physically active at a young age and led her to eventually pursue her yoga training.
Alexa is currently a student pursuing her BSBA at the D’Amore McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. She enjoys living in Boston, although she misses the heat of Abu Dhabi, the city in which she grew up. She is currently enjoys listening to live music and the Serial Podcast.