Alexis Wisniewski is the Founder and Lead Educator at We R.I.S.E. Yoga. She founded the company based on the premise that through physical movement, breathwork, and mindful meditation practices, individuals not only heal and transform their physical body, but also their entire inner physiology, from central nervous system activity to the structure of the brain. Since the inception of WE R.I.S.E. YOGA in 2017, every single training course has sold out! Alexis is well educated in the field of Yoga research and continues to study the effects of Yoga in drug/alcohol recovery and Yoga for mental health; and using mind body practices as an adjunct therapy for preventing and treating diseases and disorders.
Over the years she has developed a strategically designed method of trauma-sensitive Yoga that combines somatic practices, meditation, and education. She currently lectures across the country on the healing powers of Yoga, and the long-term benefits of consistent practice on the brain and body.
Alexis is known for her powerful practice, intuitive understanding of the body, and her creative and engaging teaching style; her classes are accessible to all. Over the years she has realized that Yoga is more than just asana, and has witnessed the power, magic, and benefits of a consistent practice both on and off the mat.
Alexis is certified E-RYT 200 and YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider) through Yoga Alliance. She is certified in Pre-Natal Yoga, and Trauma-Recovery Yoga (TRY). She has taught for many local and state agencies in Las Vegas; The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, The Clark County Detention Center for Officers and Administrative Staff, and The Clark County Coroner’s Office. She currently teaches at 2 drug and alcohol recovery centers, a center for teens, a behavioral health center, and for a leading provider of mental health support groups. Alexis has a background in forensics and has completed a 104 -hour Academy Course with the Clark County Coroner’s Office, which included how to comfort and aid people who have been through significant recent trauma, and or a death of a loved on