Alexandra Emelianenko (co-director, GTT Russia) graduated from Rostov State Medical University in 1995, where she specialized in endocrinology. She completed post-graduate education in psychology (2001) and clinical psychology (2002). Alexandra worked in the addiction center as a psychologist, and in 2004 completed training in gestalt therapy, which enabled her to begin individual practice. Alexandra began doing Holotropic Breathwork in 2000 as a client, and completed her own GTT training in 2012. Since 2013, Alexandra, together with her colleague and husband Vladimir Emelianenko, has been leading the Russian GTT training. Alexandra is a Movie Yoga fan, she practices qigong, and has a small family businesss with Chinese tea.