Incorporating her knowledge of anatomy and drawing upon her BA Degree in Maharishi Vedic Science, Elisa offers a challenging and safe class environment for all levels. Up ahead, our convo with the creative yogi.
Daily Move – what do you do every day to keep moving?
I do 20 – 30 minutes of Yoga everyday. If I’m pushed for time then I do only 10 – 15 minutes, but I always do some.
Daily ingredient? Five minutes each day – what to do for you?
I take time to think of all my blessings and things that I’m thankful for. It helps me stay on track and focus less on what I don’t have and more on what I do have, like this I attract more good things.
Favourite way to detox?
Eat light meals for a day; cooked apples for breakfast, soup for lunch and dinner and sip hot water throughout the day. Giving the digestion a chance to rest and build up digestive fire.
How you fell in love with yoga:
A feeling of spaciousness in the body translated to an enormous sense of well-being.
Top tip for creating a habit:
Repetition. A little a day goes a long way.
What motivates you to move more?
The benefits I receive are greater than the effort it took to start.
If you weren’t a yoga teacher what would you like to be?
Director of a major health company, spreading good word for all people to have greater enjoyment from life.
What do you wear when you practice at home?
I love to practice in my underwear!
Asana of today and why?
Inversions, turning your world upside down helps to see things from a different perspective.
In Tweet length why do you practice?
I want to keep my mind and body in good shape so I can live a long and prosperous life.
Essential yoga accessory?
Liforme mat; I love the alignment lines.
Which guru would you like to sit on a mountain with?
Top place to practise?
Last book you read?
Being One, Steven Harrison.