Elizabeth Kovar is a Mind-Body Movement Specialist who bridges the gap between the east and west and embraces the best of both worlds.
In 2007, she earned 318 hours in Ashtanga yoga and Chakra Meditation from the Ayurveda Yoga Retreat in Coonoor, India with guru, Dr. Senthil R. Kumar. In 2008, she lived in the Yoga in Daily Life Ashram in Brisbane, Australia to volunteer work (WOOF) in marketing and admin while continuing her studies in Raja and Hatha yoga. She proceeded to take additional classes and workshops throughout Asia including the Evolution Yoga Conference in Hong Kong.
After her travels, she returned to Ohio to obtain a Master's Degree in Recreation and Tourism, where she continued to study yoga and volunteered for IAYT SYTAR conference. Her Master's Thesis: "Creating Yoga Programs for People with Movement Disabilities," which was implemented on a 12-week research study for individuals with Stage 1-2 Parkinson's Disease. This study was implemented and collaborated with University of Toledo's Neurology and Physical Therapy Department.
Kovar is also a workshop presenter and freelance writer. She has over 300 online and print publications ranging from fitness, yoga, travel to the outdoors.
Soon to be published in 2013 is her e-book about studying yoga in India, "What the Om: An Indian Journey of Beauty, Culture and Chaos."
In 2013, she is continuing her studies with her guru, Dr. Senthil Kumar, to discover another Veda, Vedic Astrology.
She currently is planning and cooridinating a fitness / wellness cruise to Alaska to set sail June 29, 2014 from Seattle, WA: "Destination: A Better You"