Ali Sperry Title: Essayist, singer-songwriter, yoga instructor Education: Syracuse University, BFA in Acting Location: Nashville, TN Ali Sperry is a singer-songwriter, yoga instructor and essayist based in Nashville, TN. She moved to Nashville in 2009 to join the rich music scene there and as a solo artist she has released four studio albums and toured both domestically and in the UK. She grew up in Fairfield, Iowa as part of the Transcendental Meditation community and her meditation and yoga practice continue to be a significant part of her life. Ali received a BFA in Acting from Syracuse University. Experience Writing—whether songs, prose, or journaling—has been a constant for Ali and remains her go-to tool for processing life's ups and downs. She lives with her husband Jamie, a drummer and producer. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.