Dr.TCM, R. Acupuncturist, Yoga Teacher
Ellissa teaches weekly Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga classes in Nelson BC. Having trained in India and in Canada, she completed a 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training, inspired by Iyengar Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga, at United Yoga Montreal in 2010. Ellissa is a BC registered Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, R. TCM Herbalist, and R. Acupuncturist. She graduated from the Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences in 2014. She completed continuing education in Western herbology, gynecology, mental health, and sound healing. In her private clinic, Ellissa offers services in Acupuncture, Herbology, Tuning Forks, and Massage. An experienced Bodyworker, she has an affinity with Zen Shiatu and Thai-Yoga Massage. Ellissa also works as a TCM instructor at the Kootenay Columbia College of Integrative Health Sciences, with a focus on Chinese Herbology courses. As therapist and teacher, she strives to create a compassionate healing space that touches body, heart, and spirit.