tyrone-photo-circularElissa is a master at demystifying this “scary” thing called, the voice. Because she is incredibly knowledgable about her craft, her teachings are practical and direct. On top of that, she is innately kind, supporting, and encouraging. Elissa is the real deal!

-Tyrone Davis Jr., Actor


I began working with Elissa because I wanted to improve my ability to speak in any given situation – from intimate meetings to large audiences. Elissa was able to identify my specific needs and showed me how to improve my vocal performance with a simple, effective technique after a single private session. Her charisma, passion and knowledge of the voice make her a delight to learn from. I look forward to working with her more.

– Hunter Cressman, Meditation Teacher


Elissa is a master of bridging the very important connection between mind, body and voice! She teaches with soul because she is not only incredibly knowledgeable, but she’s passionate and interested in what she’s sharing. Her compassion makes her incredibly in-tune to the little shifts she can suggest so her students can better understand and use their voices in their acting and everyday life. She gets down to the soul of what really is going on, and with her techniques and practices she stirs up a beautiful concoction that transforms us.

-Joan Mann, Actress and Yoga Teacher


Elissa’s work has helped change my experience of life.  Exactly what I have been seeking.  She helped me release over 35 years of unconscious patterns that were no longer serving me and that I could never “figure out.” Now I understand what was going on and how to move through through my old habits. With Elissa’s techniques, there was no “mind” and “figuring out” involved … just progress and transformation.

-Kirsten Kellogg, Actress

devin-de-araujo-circular-headshotWorking with Elissa has been a refreshing, engaging and encouraging experience. Elissa draws from a wide and expanding pool of knowledge, allowing her to guide, educate and advise in a logical and innovative manner.

-Devin de Araujo, Singer/Producer