Elizabeth is a Certified Yoga Therapist and Registered Yoga Teacher at home in the Bay Area. Exploring the intersections of physical, mental, and emotional health, her teachings emphasize the body-mind-spirit connection. Incorporating the traditions of Hatha, Restorative, and Therapeutic Yoga, Elizabeth guides her students to recognize and build upon their inherent wholeness.
Working as a mental health counselor compliments Elizabeth’s teachings, strengthening her firm belief in the the powers of self-care and community. Since 2009 she has run therapy groups and provided case management to adults living with mental illness and substance abuse disorders in residential settings. This offers beautiful reminders that our bodies and our spirits are resilient and naturally work towards healing if we support them.
Elizabeth completed her trainings at Purusha Yoga School in San Francisco and is continuously growing and learning. Dedication to a daily personal practice and connection to the natural world nourish Elizabeth, allowing her to vibrantly share yoga and meditation with women, youth, families, and other groups. Some of the organizations she has taught at include: Swords to Plowshares, Women’s Resource Center, Berkeley Youth Alternatives, REALM Charter School, Mission Mental Health, LifeLong Medical Care, and the Berkeley High Mountain Bike Team.
Elizabeth leads group classes at Addison Yoga Loft, the Berkeley Yoga Center, and community centers around the Bay Area. (Check out the weekly schedule.) She also leads trainings at Purusha Yoga School and offers private and group sessions for individuals, businesses and other organizations. Sharing the gifts of yoga grows inspiration and provides Elizabeth a life of deep purpose.