Eliza Whiteman

Charlottesville, VA
United States
Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

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I have been practicing Yoga for about 12 years. I came to my first yoga class as a cross trainer for my athletic endeavors. After years of working out and playing sports, I was amazed at how it challenged me physically but at the same time stretched, lengthened and wrung me out. I found a sense of clarity- whether it is in Bakasana (crow) or Savasana (final resting pose). It wasn't until I had my first daughter that I had the opportunity to deepen my practice. In December of 2007, I began my 200 hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training with Dolly Stavros of Red Stone Yoga. That certification changed my life. It opened my eyes to a whole new world. It empowered and challenged me which allowed me to look within myself and see who I am and what I really want- on and off the mat. I began teaching yoga in 2008 and I have not looked back! I absolutely love what I do. It is amazing to watch students tackle a new pose or drop their "baggage" and get out of their heads for an hour. To give my students the opportunity to empower themselves is a task that I hold in the highest regard. I have 4 children now and I credit my yoga practice for getting me back to my pre-pregnancy weight- each time- and giving me a peace of mind that helps me be the best Mother that I can be. In addition to teaching classes and workshops, I am also a contributing writer for Teachasana, elephant journal, MindBodyGreen and Eat, Live, Life. I am also so excited to lead Charlottesville's first 200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training this fall 2014!!

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Demonstrates More
Explains More
Reserved
Very Friendly
More Hands off
Frequent Adjustments
New Teacher
Very Experienced
On the Wild Side
Safety Oriented
Body Focused
Very Spiritual

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Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Unbounded

Eliza is a powerhouse! She can demonstrate, she offers lots of variations so everyone has something to learn and work towards. She owns her own business and is hilarious! She is both easy to relate to and inspiring.