Elysabeth Williamson, Yoga teacher and innovator for over thirty years, is internationally recognized as the foremost authority of Partner Yoga. Her newest offering, ‘Illuminated Embodiment’, creatively integrates Williamson’s mastery as both an individual and Partner Yoga teacher, inviting a wider spectrum of participants, (both Yogi’s and non-yogi’s alike,) into healthy, authentic relationships.
Elysabeth has a particular gift for articulating and transmitting esoteric teachings in ways that are accessible and practical for everyone. Her personal journey and primary passion is to actualize our innate potential for embodied presence and heart-centered relating.
As founder of ‘Principle-Based Partner Yoga™, Elysabeth is deeply committed to sharing the transformative power of Partner Yoga through presenting international classes, workshops and training teachers in this healing art. She is known for providing life-changing experiences through the use of touch in safe and sacred environments.
Elysabeth has had a lifelong connection with Yoga and experienced spontaneous, intuitive movement into yoga postures throughout her childhood. She began formal studies at the age of seventeen, including many diverse Yogic traditions such as Kripalu, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Anusara, Kundalini, Kriya, and Power Vinyasa Yoga. Certiﬁed as a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist, Elysabeth incorporates a wide variety of healing modalities into her teaching including Thai Yoga massage, Cranial Sacral, Shiatsu and various meditation techniques.
Elysabeth is accredited through Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500, experienced, registered, Yoga teacher. She resides in Santa Barbara, CA and is the mother of two children.
Watch an in-depth interview with Elysabeth speaking about Principle-Based Partner Yoga™.