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Alexandra DeSiato

About The Author

Alexandra DeSiato, MA, E-RYT 500 is an expert in yoga for the prenatal and postpartum time periods. She is recognized internationally for her work on creating (and helping others create) powerful and resonant themes in yoga classes. Her workshops have been offered nationally, including at Yogaville Ashram in Virginia and Kripala Yoga and Healing Arts Center in the Berkshires. Together with Lauren, she co-founded and co-leads Whole Mama Yoga (, where they, along with a collective of teachers, offer fertility, prenatal, postpartum, and motherhood yoga classes. Alexandra and Lauren also co-teach a highly-lauded prenatal and postpartum yoga teacher training and lead mothering and parenting retreats. Alexandra has co-authored two books with Sage Rountree, Lifelong Yoga and Teaching Yoga Beyond the Poses. Alexandra holds a Master’s degree in English literature, and in addition to teaching yoga classes, has taught college writing and literature for over 20 years. She lives in the Chapel Hill area with her husband and daughter. 

Books by Alexandra DeSiato