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.

The Grace of Forgiveness

The power of forgiveness is a rich and wide terrain in our human psyche. Forgiveness has many dimensions, from forgiveness of a debt, to seeing that ultimately there is nothing to forgive, that our entire human journey is simply a shift in perception that returns us to

Love, Freedom and Letting Go

I recently returned from an almost month long road trip adventure from Colorado to California and back again. I love road trips for many reasons, most especially for how free and awake I feel – to the moment and to my surroundings. I also love how my

Love is The Answer

I wanted to share a clip from a conversation between two people I admire, author Maya Angelou and comedian Dave Chappelle:

Dave: You have lived such an amazing life, and done things that many would say were impossible. What do you attribute this to?

Maya: I attribute it to

The Ability to Respond

Like many others, I have felt deeply saddened by the outbreaks of violence and destruction in cities all over our country and beyond. At the same time, I can understand why people are expressing themselves in this way. 

Violence and victimization go hand in hand. It is

The Time for Change is Now

Change is not easy, which is why we want others to do it. We want others to conform to our way of seeing so we can feel more comfortable. The older and more entrenched we are in our perspectives, the more difficult it can be to change.

And yet,

Awakening the Heart

The Great Change, the Great Realization, the Awakening of Humanity. There have been many names given to and prophesied about this time we are living through and some who believe things will get back to ‘normal’.

Clearly we are experiencing a global phenomena never before experienced. And even