About Elysabeth Williamson

Elysabeth Williamson is an internationally recognized Yoga teacher and founder of Principle-Based Partner Yoga™. She is the author of ‘The Pleasures and Principles of Partner Yoga’ a seven year undertaking, and recently released ‘Partner Yoga Touch’, a state-of-the-art iPhone app, both award winning projects.   Elysabeth has a particular gift for articulating and transmitting esoteric teachings in ways that are accessible and practical for everyone. Her primary passion is how to use Yoga as a tool to open the heart and cultivate healthy relationships. Elysabeth is deeply committed to sharing the transformative power of Partner Yoga through presenting international classes, workshops and Teacher Trainings. 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 has been teaching Yoga for over 25 years and is accredited through Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500, experienced, registered, Yoga teacher. Elysabeth 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. Get to know Elysabeth with interviews from Vickerey Clothing and Experience Life Magazine.

Learning to Love

‘We teach what we most need to learn.’ – Richard Bach

This aphorism has proven quite true in my own life. Knowing this has helped me make peace with the part of me that is still, and I imagine always will be, learning what I teach.

Contemplating The Middle Way

During my recent travels through middle America, I have been contemplating ‘the middle way’, a path discovered and taught by the Buddha in his search for enlightenment and freedom from suffering.

The Middle way is a spiritual practice that embraces balance in all things, avoiding both extreme asceticism

Unity, Diversity and Division

It has been quite a while since I last wrote as I have been taking time to contemplate how to best be of service through this ongoing time of great change and uncertainty.

Writing this letter, one that expresses an under represented opinion from the mainstream narrative, has been

Forgiveness and What Never Changes

I hope you are making your transitions in Fall with grace and ease. Life as we have known it continues to be a very different experience for all of us, some more than others. We are being given the choice to either embrace this experience and the gifts it is offering, or resist the changes