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Teachers at the Old Town School

Allison Svoboda


Allison has been teaching art and yoga to children and adults at OTS since 1999. She began at OTS as the creator of the unique parent and child "Yogamotion" class after having 2 kids of her own. After receiving her B.A. in Design from Purdue University, she worked as an ethnographic art dealer for 10 years. While traveling extensively through Asia, she began the study of yoga in India. In addition, she has been active in the arts continuing post bachelaureate work at the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been shown at several galleries in Chicago. Allison teaches art at Lill Street Art Center, and workshops at the Children's Museum Art Abounds Studio and InterAmerican Magnet School. She was certified in yoga at the Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago in 1997.

Education: B.A. in Design Art and Painting, Purdue Universty, 1986; Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg, Austria

Started at the Old Town School in March of 1999

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