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#sparkchamber 031317 Alison Crowley

An inspirational force graced the #sparkchamber today in the ethereal form of Alison Crowley, yoga therapist. Alison is the founder of Bolster & Bridge, offering gentle yoga therapy classes to complement cancer treatment and recovery through programs at several hospitals and treatment centers in Los Angeles. Alison is the embodiment of the Russell Simmons quote “Compassion is the ultimate expression of your highest self,” as she lives, breathes, and shares the importance of self-worth, self-acceptance, and self-love. Follow the love on Twitter @bolsternbridge, and at bolsterandbridge.com

1.] Where do ideas come from?

Inspiration, instinct, and imagination. Also experience, life, and breath. Building on what you know, and taking it out of the box.

2.] What is the itch you are scratching?

It's all about deepening our connection. Self-expression and connection. I love and strive for these things in my actions, my relationships, and my work. Unearthing our common ground and finding creative ways to share my voice.

3.] Early bird or night owl, tortoise or hare?

Night owl. Mostly a tortoise but I can be a hare if I’m excited or if it’s necessary.

4.] How do you know when you are done?

I don’t ever really feel done. Life, work, art, relationships are all living and breathing and changing. I can reach a deadline for sure, but there’s a always something to edit or improve if I have the time.