In 2006 Alex graduated from Teesside University with a BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy degree. She went on to have a carer within the NHS, while working for the NHS Alex attended York st John University and graduated in 2013 with a BHSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree.
Since then she has worked as an NHS Physiotherapist and also within a private practice.
As well as carrying out a range of Physiotherapy treatments she has a passion for and regularly practises Chi Kung a form of Tai Chi.
This consists of adapted Tai Chi exercises that have been developed using the principles of Tai Chi and are based around Chi Kung.
The exercises aim to improve a person’s health and quality of life.
With regular practice Tai Chi can help to reduce depression and anxiety, improve quality of sleep, improve strength and fitness, reduced high blood pressure and improve balance, coordination, mobility and flexibility.
Chi Kung involves performing movements that help to stimulate the flow of Chi through the body.
It is used to promote relaxation and meditation in motion.
In her spare time Alex enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her young family.