Elizabeth enjoys teaching a variety of forms of yoga to students of all ages, levels and conditions. She has been practicing yoga since 2004. Her study, practice, life experience and yoga masters have guided her toward teaching.
Elizabeth received her RYT Advanced Yoga Teacher Certification 240 hours with Highest Distinction from Himalayan Yoga Academy, Rishikesh, India. She was bestowed the title of Yoga Acharya at her RYT 300 hour Advanced Yoga Teachers’ Training Course in Hatha Yoga at Aarsha Yoga Vidya Peetham in Kerala, India. Elizabeth completed her 40 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Joe Barnett at Yoga University of Florida and is a certified Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga Instructor. She received her Diploma in Yoga Therapy from Yoga Vidya Gurukul in Nasik, India, where she interned with Yoga Therapy patients.
Through workshops and master classes, she has studied and continues to explore Hatha, Iyengar, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Power, Kundalini, Acro, Chair and Yin yoga as well as Ayurveda study.
Elizabeth’s classes are energetically balanced, allowing students to develop physically while focusing on breath awareness, meditation, vibrational energy and creating happiness in our daily lives. Through an integrative approach, she seeks to link the ancient wisdoms of Yoga and Ayurveda as a way to create and maintain balance in each individual.
Elizabeth lives in Jacksonville with her husband, two children and sweet dog. In addition to yoga, she is passionate about Ayurveda and travel. She honors her teachers and appreciates the teacher in every student.
Elizabeth is inspired by Yoga 4 Change’s mission and believes yoga can be accessible to all, providing positivity and balance. Teaching for Yoga 4 Change is most true to Elizabeth’s heart and is her dharma. She has joyfully been a teacher with Yoga 4 Change since July 2014, working in numerous facilities.