Dr. Alexei

Dr. Alexei is an archaeologist and public speaker. Having spent the last two decades working at 13,000 feet in the high Andes with lungs that were born and raised at sea level, Dr. Alexei learned to strengthen his breathing muscles make the most out a low air pressure environment and fend off the effects of long- term oxygen deprivation. He is regularly interviewed on the History Channel, Discovery, National Geographic, Smithsonian. As Faculty in Residence in the university dorms, Dr. Alexei would lead regular meditation and breathing sessions to help the students overcome stress and anxiety at UCLA and Berkeley. Dr. Alexei teaches the biomechanics of breathing and a dynamic meditation for athletes, as well as correct breathing for presenters and public speaking. Dr. Alexei has studied Judo and wrestling, and is currently training in Muay Thai and BJJ.



June 2019
Breathing at High Altitude 

Los Angeles

May 31 - June 3

Melbourne, Australia

May 10
Seminar Breathing for Jujitsu @ Zero point BJJ


April 15-25
Teacher Training @ The Body Factory


November 15, 2018 - January 1
The Camp Muay Thai 
Breathing for MMA trainers


July 20-August 11, 2018
Breathing and Stretching for Surfing
Paradon beach, at the Driftwood hostel

San Francisco: Berkeley

in residence in dorm meditation classes: 2016-2018

Los Angeles: UCLA

in residence in dorm meditation classes: 2010-2016