Interview with Alice Drew Yoder
Founder of Perfect Harmony Fitness + Reiki Master
Alice is a compassionate fitness instructor, yoga teacher, Reiki Master Teacher, sound healer, meditation teacher.
The roles in life she embodies are as a life partner to a beloved guy, Chris, Mom, sister, daughter, Mimi, (Grandmother) true friend and devoted practitioner/teacher to her students and clients.
Andrew: What is the #1 thing you do to maintain your health??
Alice: I lead a balanced life in all ways, physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
Andrew: Where is your favorite place in the world?
Alice: A toss up-
Kona, Hawaii or Lakewood, OH.
Andrew: Beach or Mountains?
Alice: Beach and mountains!
Andrew: Was there one moment or event that set you on track for a healthy lifestyle?
Alice: After reading the book Be Here Now by Ram Dass in 1981 at age 21, I began my meditation journey.
Andrew: What ONE thing would you recommend everyone should do daily?
Alice: Acknowledge and express gratitude.
Andrew: Where do you draw inspiration from?
Alice: Ram Dass- Meditation teacher and so much more.
Pema Chödrön- Berkeley housewife turned Buddhist Nun author, teacher.
The late Fred Rogers- of Mister Rogers fame, he helped me teach my developmentally disabled brother to speak better. He helped me to be proud of my life.
My mom & my daughters. I learn from each of them daily.
Andrew: Can you sum up your philosophy on health in one sentence?
Alice: Learning and applying self-care in all areas, body, mind, spirit and soul, in a way that is meaningful and impactful.