RYT, M.A. in therapeutic recreation. Senior certified Iyengar teacher. Owner/director of California Yoga Center specializing in scoliosis and general back care. Elise is a faculty member at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of San Francisco and has studied on numerous occasions with B.K.S. Iyengar and Geeta Iyengar in India. Elise has authored the book, Yoga: Anytime, Anywhere and booklets, Yoga for Scoliosis, and Yoga for Back Care. She has produced Yoga for Scoliosis on DVD/VHS, and recently a new DVD, Intermediate Yoga in Fiji. Elise’s joyous personality and ease of communication endear her to students with a teaching style that is down-to-earth, precise, and nurturing.