I was coming to the end of my rope with a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia. Since our weekly/bi-weekly sessions began I have begun to see vast improvements in both my chronic pain, energy output, and overall outlook on life. It has been an overwhelmingly positive and restorative experience and I cannot recommend Elaine enough to anyone who is looking for help with their pain symptoms or even just stress management.
— S.R., Student at California College of the Arts

What makes 1:1 yoga therapy unique?

In a nutshell, Elaine helps her clients live a pain-free, vibrant life.

Yoga therapy is evidence-informed techniques to help you resolve pain and its associated symptoms so that you can navigate through life with more ease. Elaine combines holistic nutrition, functional movements, and spinal release yoga to to address deep-rooted tension and stress in the body that can result in the symptoms below. Unlike a group yoga class, every Yoga Therapy session is tailored to your needs and goals to ensure effective results. Yoga therapy is particularly beneficial for: 

  • Hyper/Hypothyroidism
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Depression
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Hip pain and replacement
  • Knee pain and replacement
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Migraines
  • Injuries from other forms of yoga, dance, or movement practices
  • Chronic pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lower and upper back pain
  • Spinal disc injuries
  • Fatigue and depletion
  • Sciatica
  • SI joint pain
  • Muscle stiffness 
  • Hypermobile and/or stiff joints
  • Insomnia
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Digestive issues

About Elaine


Elaine offers 1:1 yoga therapy and nutrition consulting in San Francisco. She has up to 1000 hours of training in yoga therapy and over 150 clinical hours, an undergraduate degree in biology, a post-graduate certificate in nutrition, and is a certified nutrition consultant. Elaine combines her knowledge and skills with over 8 years of experience to provide high-touch services for your health goals. 


I had lower back pain for many years. I am an avid rower and have found through various injuries and getting older, that the back pain was interrupting my daily life. I couldn’t sleep, couldn’t walk longer than 30 minutes without having to sit down, and felt helpless. I had tried going to a chiropractor, massage therapist, and physical therapist. All would give some temporary relief, but it wasn’t sustainable. Since working with Elaine, I have been sleeping better, rowing with out feeling like I’ll pull my back out, and actively being engaged into my well being than I had ever understood before. Sometimes we just cannot see the obvious; it takes someone like Elaine who can give us a different perspective and therefore part of our life back.
— Rachel M., Architect
My lower back has been a reoccurring issue for nearly 20 years, the cycle from good health to poor is usually attributable as mentioned to workloads. Elaine was great to talk too, she did not take a viewpoint as others have in the past of “well you need to block out at least 3 X 1 hour sessions a week”, instead she listened to how my life is, and helped me realize that a custom plan could fit into my life utilizing short windows of time and adding more in when I had the space to do so. She is conscientious, thoughtful, a great listener, and a natural advisor and coach!
— Matthew G., Realtor