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ELISE SOKOLOW

 

Hometown: Makawao, Hawaii

Birthday: January 17

Training/education: Yoga Works, NYU BFA, NYU Master’s Candidate, SKYTING Mentorship

Mentor: Krissy + Chloe

Favorite prop: blocks!

Primary practice: on the daily — asana and pranayama

Teaching style: alignment based and explorative

What poses do you always teach: downward dog

Favorite pose? ankle to knee is offering a lot of lessons right now

Least favorite pose? ankle to knee is offering a lot of lessons right now

NYC neighborhood: Clinton Hill

Favorite fruit: lilikoi, mango + papaya

Favorite tunes for yoga: coffee shop music, Emily King, jazzy things

Most embarrassing yoga moment?: I can’t think of one!

Interests outside of yoga: theater, dance, poetry, surfing, reading

Special talent: I can cartwheel with a cane

Hunter or gatherer: gatherer

What word do you always spell wrong: business

Alien life?: gives me the willies to think about it — but, most likely, yes

Anything else you want to add? nope.

Social media handle/website: @elisesokolow