ALYSEN STARKO-BOWES

Alysen is a level 3 Franklin Method Educator and Franklin Method Faculty Member.

She studied Psychology in University and has a movement background in dance and pilates.

Alysen got her start in the horse world while working with a professional dressage rider to prepare her for showing. Since then, she’s been working extensively with equestrians from several disciplines on improving their mind-body coordination both in and out of the saddle.

In 2017, she partnered with Franklin Method founder Eric Franklin to create the first official Franklin Method online course for equestrians. Showing how the Franklin Method can be applied within riding.

Alysen has found consistently that the application of the Franklin Method within riding has created lasting positive change in the minds and bodies of riders. With better body organization and more efficient movement, the connection between horse and rider becomes clearer and more precise.

As the head of FM Equestrian, she travels across North America teaching workshops, riding clinics and teacher trainings.