Alice Redding is a Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher, Licensed Dyslexia Therapist and a Certified Academic Language Therapist, specializing in school age children. She currently has a yoga and children’s learning therapy private practice in Richardson, Texas. Alice has practiced yoga for over 35 years and has over 20 years of teaching experience with children and adults. Through her specialization in yoga and children’s learning therapy, Alice has helped hundreds of adolescents and children regain self-confidence and the skills needed to succeed in school and at home. As a dyslexic herself, she strives to help all students appreciate and successfully manage their unique “kind of mind”.
Alice is a Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT (500 hrs. with Yoga Alliance), and she completed her teacher training with Instructors Irene and Bill Beer of Namaste International. In early 2009, she received a 20-hour Teacher Training Certificate after completing Yoga Therapeutics Theory and Practice with internationally known yoga teacher, Judith Lasater. She also has a Brain Gym Teacher certificate. As a consultant to numerous parents and schools in the North Texas area, Alice has presented her unique approach for teaching relaxation as a way for students to reach greater academic success and self-control. She also created and implemented an after school and summer children’s yoga program at Shelton School in Dallas, TX and has helped hundreds of teachers at other schools learn how to successfully use STRIPES Yoga in their classrooms. She has presented STRIPES Training for such schools as Shelton School, Great Lakes Academy, Southwest Academy, and Parish Episcopal School of Dallas and many other schools in the Dallas area.
Alice holds an advanced degree from Southern Methodist University in Learning Therapy. As a C.A.L.T. (Certified Academic Language Therapist), she tutors dyslexic students daily in reading, writing and, of course, relaxation. In 1999, Alice pioneered and directed the Language Therapy Program for dyslexic children at John Knox School in Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church in Richardson, TX. She continued this program until 2006, when she shifted her focus to finding ways to reach other schools.
Alice continues to share the art of balancing your life through inner awareness and outer control for a more joy-filled life. She owns a yoga studio and art studio located in her home. In her spare time she relaxes by doing yoga, meditation, oil painting, and hiking. She is also an outdoor enthusiast and is currently helping her husband design and build a beautiful retreat home in the mountains of southeastern Oklahoma. Alice intends to train teachers and parents to use STRIPES to help their children relax and enjoy nature in this quiet, peaceful setting. For fun each year, she and her husband enjoy the challenge of teaching yoga on an adventure kayaking and yoga trip in the Sea of Cortez.
Alice and her husband have two grown sons, and over the years she strived to find innovative solutions to help her sons succeed in school and in life. Now that they are adults, her mission is to share these skills and solutions with the world.