Elissa gets personal

Cause hey, I’m working on this too.

Elissa on the cover of Psoriasis Advance magazine

Friends, Clients, and Colleagues, I am beyond honored to be featured and on the cover of the Spring 2017 issue of Psoriasis Advance magazine. I have had psoriasis, an autoimmune disease that manifests as a skin condition, my whole life. In recent years I have become more outspoken about my struggles with it and my path to healing […]

A New Years Gift From My Friend Lynn Singer

Happy New Year! This is my friend Lynn Singer’s Animal Visualization, which we talked about on facebook live. It will help you locate ideas, feelings, and emotions that have been buried in your mind. It is a beautiful journey to free the parts of you that have been hidden. For more information about Lynn, visit […]

Welcome to Speak From Your Vagina

I’ve got a little announcement about a side-project I’ve been working on… Welcome to Speak From Your Vagina. Speak From Your Vagina is a movement launching in the wake of the US presidential election. Read on to learn all about the project, and scroll to the bottom of this post to learn how you become […]

It’s time to take action and lift our voices

Yesterday morning when I woke up the world felt incredibly quiet. I, my family, my friends, so many of us, were in shock. I truly didn’t think we lived in a country where we would elect Donald Trump. I’ve been thinking a lot about something I studied during my sophomore year of high school in […]

You want to know: How Was Burning Man?

Well it’s hard to explain. It was epic. It was dusty. It was joyful. It was all the things. I tried my darnedest to write about it, but whoa that would have been an epically long blog. So instead I did my favorite thing: I went live on facebook for a very special Friday Lesson […]

In honor of our teachers, and today especially my teacher Paul

This past Tuesday was Guru Purnima, one of the most special days in the Vedic tradition. It is a day marked on the full moon in July which celebrates our teachers, our gurus. As a Vedic meditator, I was really thrilled to be able to observe it in the company of a huge group of […]

Healing Has Got To Be The Most Joyous Thing A Human Being Can Experience (aka how I’ve been healing my psoriasis naturally)

Six months ago I was not doing so hot. I was lethargic, uninspired, and unable to move forward with my projects and creative ideas. I have an autoimmune condition called psoriasis, and I knew what was coming… I knew I was about to have a flare. So when I woke up one morning to find […]

I’ve Been Sick, and I’m Healing Myself By Speaking My Truth

Hi my name is Elissa. (This blog is brand new, so I feel like I should introduce myself!) I’m a voice and movement teacher working with performers and professionals to help them communicate with presence, power, and ease. I got into being a voice teacher after I lost my voice at age 21. I won’t […]