"What I learned from yoga is that it's not about the form and posture. It's how you engage in the posture."When you engage in the posture rather than trying to create a form, you are free to be where you are." Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
YOGA & MOVEMENT FOR LIFE. Focus on the Modern Yogi, Mama, and multidimensional human being.
Elyse Chaya-Bracha Adelson DIRECTOR 200 HR FLOW Yoga Teacher Training SCHOOL E-RYT, YACE Provider , B.S. Kinesiology, Education , 20+ years teaching movement and yoga
Yoga mama, run commuter, self care advocate, explorer & educator of movement , meditation, & magic.
I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology (the study of Human Movement) 1999 & Education with a minor in Psychology in 2000. Teaching fitness movement classes since 1995, and a former white water rafting guide, I tried yoga as a dare after my ski conditioning class in 2000. Since then , yoga has been a paddle in the ebb and flow of life. In 2005, I completed my first 200 hr Teacher Training certification at CorePower Yoga in Vinyasa style, where I taught all levels of CorePower, Yoga Sculpt, and Vinyasa Styles. Also, I was certified in Budokon (yoga & martial arts) , YogaEd (yoga for children) & completed 300 hr Anusara Yoga teacher training. In my continuous learning, I have training and experience in Hot Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yin, Yoga Sculpt, Restorative and Therapeutics. Life led me to hike, practice and teach yoga with various teachers , 6 months amongst the colorful chaos of Northern India and Nepal. In 2015, I completed 300hr Yoga Therapeutics with Rachel Krentzman ( RPT, E-RYT of Embody Physical Therapy & Yoga) (2015) , Thai Massage Flow with Erin Kammerer (2016), and Mat Pilates Certification (September 2017). I learn with Livia Cohen-Shapiro on How to Create a Psychologically Sound Yoga Classroom and completed TRE (Tension & Release Exercises) Module 1, and Anatomy Trains in Motion in Oct 2018. I trained in Yoga for PTSD/Trauma with Suzanne Manafort and Patty Townsend of Mindful Yoga Therapy In March 2019. I recently qualified as a certified Embodied Yoga Principles Teacher https://www.embodiedyogaprinciples.com/ and lead Embodiment workshops and weave EYP into my public classes . I am currently completely teacher training on the Pilates reformer as well as studying in a 300 hr Yoga Therapy course with Iris Klein of Svashta Yoga https://www.svastha.net/. A former yoga teacher trainer for Kinneret Yoga Teacher Training, 4 yrs ago I founded Flow Yoga School - teaching continuing education workshops and 200 hr Yoga Alliance Teacher Trainings- Upcoming 500 hr Yoga Teacher Training March 2021 .
When I'm not teaching, I'm an avid runner , mainly trails (placed 3rd Israeli women Jerusalem Marathon 2017 and a sometimes Ultra-marathoner) , explorer of the outdoors, a curious cook , and enjoying one of my greatest teachers of all ,my daughter, Anava.